- Associated Press - Monday, April 7, 2014

SUMMERFIELD, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say two people are dead after their small plane crashed as they filmed a zombie movie in north Florida.

Marion County Sheriff’s officials say the plane went down around 8 p.m. Sunday in Summerfield, near Ocala.

The sheriff’s office says 65-year-old Dennis W. Monroe was flying the plane as the passenger, 70-year-old Joseph Lewis Sardinas, was filming a scene involving an airplane in a low budget zombie movie being shot in Summerfield.

The Ocala Star-Banner (https://bit.ly/1qe2yqv ) reports witnesses told deputies the plane banked a turn over the filming site, then the plane stalled. It went down nose first.

The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate the crash.


Information from: Ocala (Fla.) Star-Banner, https://www.starbanner.com/



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