2 dead after plane crash at Lantana, Florida airport: deputies

Two people are dead after a plane crashed at the Lantana Airport in south Florida, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office confirmed in a tweet Monday morning. 

Deputies responded to the airport shortly before 9:30 p.m. Sunday and found the crashed plane engulfed in flames. Once the fire was extinguished, officials said two bodies were found in the wreckage. 


The victims were not publicly identified and a potential cause of the crash was not immediately released. 

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are investigating.