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BRIEF: Pilot in Lake Worth crash identified

BRIEF: Pilot in Lake Worth crash identified

Dec 10, 2012 (Menafn – Sun Sentinel – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) –On Saturday, at 1:34 pm, a Cessna 421 twin-engine plane crashed inside John Prince Park.

The pilot has been identified as Timothy Johnson, Jr., 33, of Miami. He was pronounced dead on scene.

The pilot had taken off from Lantana Airport to fly to Tamiami Airport in Miami-Dade.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said witnesses saw the plane at an awkward angle after takeoff, then it banked and disappeared nose down into the ground, where it crashed and burned.

The NTSB is now trying to determine what caused the crash.

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