Officials ID 2 men killed in New Castle County plane crash

Delaware State Police say two people have died in a small plane crash in New Castle County.

The crash occurred just before 9 a.m. Sunday, west of Interstate 95 in a wooded area at Churchman's Road.

Police say the plane was occupied by two people, the pilot and a passenger. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities later identified the victims as a 52-year-old pilot named Terrence Daniels, of Philadelphia, and a 79-year-old instructor named Albert Dohring, of Middletown, Delaware.

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Authorities say the state police, Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are continuing an investigation into the crash.

Police said the plane was a Beech Craft 55 Baron. It had recently taken off from the New Castle County airport.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.