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12.17.03

Plane Crash

The celebrations for the 100th anniversary of flight have turned tragic for a group of people from Lee County.

Authorities say one person was killed this morning when a small plane headed for the First Flight Celebration crashed while taking off from the Sanford-Lee County Regional Airport.

The Lee County Sheriff's Department says two of the five people on the Cessna 2-0-6 were seriously injured, one had a minor injury and another person walked away. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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