Authorities say two people are dead after their small plane crashed as they filmed a zombie movie in north Florida.
Marion County Sheriff's officials say the plane went down around 8 p.m. Sunday in Summerfield, near Ocala.
The sheriff's office has not released the names of the victims. They say the passenger was filming the pilot during the flight for a scene involving an airplane in a low budget zombie movie being shot in Summerfield.
Witnesses told deputies the plane banked a turn over the filming site, then the plane's engine stalled before it went down nose first, the sheriff's office reported.
A photo released by the sheriff's office showed the badly damaged plane on a grassy area shortly after it went down.
The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate the crash.
Marion County Sheriff via NBC Miami
Two people were killed when their small plane went down as they filmed a zombie movie in Summerfield, Florida.
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First published April 7 2014, 9:49 AM