Authorities identify man and woman killed in plane crash in Coshocton County

The plane crashed near Blissfield, Ohio per the FAA. (WSYX/WTTE)

Authorities say a single-engine plane headed to Florida has crashed in rural Ohio, killing two people on board.

The crash happened around five miles west of Blissfield, in a wooded area of Coshocton County. The FAA said the plane was a BE33 Beechcraft Bonanza aircraft that was flying from Elyria, Ohio to Deland, Florida.

Authorities were informed that the plane had disappeared from radar, and someone in the area spotted the wreckage hours later. Local law enforcement told the FAA that two people were killed on board. The FAA has begun an onsite investigation to help determine the cause.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will lead the investigation per the FAA.

Ohio State Highway Patrol identified the victims as 67-year-old Edward Zezlina and his passenger 71-year-old Linda O'Brien.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

ABC 6/FOX 28 will continue to follow this developing story.

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