Williston Police Dept

Report: Plane may have crashed in Williston on Saturday

4 found dead in downed vintage plane, discovered Sunday afternoon

April 17, 2017 - 7:28 am

WILLISTON -- According to a report in the Ocala Star Banner, the fatal crash at the Williston Airport may have happened sometime Saturday. Four people were found around 1 p.m. Easter Sunday in the downed vintage Cessna, but it appears the plane went down Saturday afternoon.

Investigators said the plane arrived at the Williston airport Saturday at 2:48 p.m. The plane attempted to take off at 3:10 p.m. and crashed about 150 feet before the tree line at the north end of the taxiway.

Williston Fire Rescue, Police Department and Levy County EMS responded to the crash. 

The plane is described as a 1948 Cessna 170 "tail dragger," and is registered to Nathan Enders, an air traffic controller from Georgia.

None of the victims have been identified.

Representatives from the F.A.A. and N.T.S.B are continuing an investigation into the accident.

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