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NASCAR: Husband Of Top Exec. & 4 Others Killed In Plane Crash, 3 Injured

SANFORD, FL - Authorities in Florida have confirmed that five people have died after a small plane crashed into a suburban Orlando neighborhood. Authorities say two people on board the plane were killed along with three on the ground. Two homes have been destroyed in fires sparked by the crash.

NASCAR says the husband of a top executive and one of its pilots were killed in a plane crash.

A small plane registered to a company linked to NASCAR's late chairman, Bill France, crashed into two houses in Sanford, Florida, today while trying to make an emergency landing. According to authorities, five people were killed and three others were seriously burned.

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Posted by Kathy Vitale, 5pm News Producer

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