Four People Die in Bartow Plane Crash

BARTOW, FL (970 WFLA) - Four people are dead after a twin-engine plane crashed this morning at Bartow Municipal Airport.

The crash occurred at the end of a runway near Ben Durrance road...the Polk County Sheriff's Office and Polk County Fire Rescue are on the scene. 

Multiple outlets are reporting that at the time of the crash, about 7:20 this morning, the airport reported zero visibility because of heavy fog. 

A spokesperson for Polk County Fire Rescue says the department had a tough time responding to the scene because of the fog.

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating. 

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