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Four People Dead After Small Plane Crashes In Florida

The pilot and three passengers have not been identified.

Posted on April 12, 2015, at 7:29 p.m. ET

A small plane crashed near the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport on Sunday afternoon, and officials said the four people on board were killed.

Video from the scene, which includes a wooded area near offices, a church, and a school, showed the fiery crash. No one outside the plane was injured.

The Piper PA-31 plane declared an emergency around 4:30 p.m. E.T. before crashing, the Sun Sentinel reported. The cause was not immediately known.

#PlaneCrash: FLPD confirms aircraft landed in wooded area near the 2400 blk of NW 62 ST - (4) deceased occupants.

Jean Rollin Deshommes said the crash took place within feet of his office.

"If you're watching this, just be thankful," he said.

The identities of the victims have not been released, pending notification of family.