All five people have reportedly been confirmed dead, according to our affiliate WLWT in Cincinnati. They were part of a science consulting firm and expected to visit the explosion site near Cleveland.
The small twin-engine plane went down just a few miles from the airport in Little Rock, Arkansas on Feb. 22. The plane was on its way to Columbus, officials say.
Crash investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are on their way to the scene, WLWT said.
No information has been released yet as to how the crash occurred.
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