Two Dead After Plane Crashes Into Car Dealership Parking Lot In Ohio

Not an actual photo of the Ohio dealer struck by the plane. (Photo by MICHELE SPATARI/AFP via Getty Images)

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Two are dead after a small plane crashed into a car dealership parking lot in Ohio Tuesday morning.

The pilot and passenger in the small plane were both killed as a result of the collision into the car dealership parking lot where cars in its inventory are stored for sale. 12-15 vehicles were damaged as a result of the incident, according to Automotive News.

The scene of the crash was a Buick-GMC dealership in Marietta, Ohio, called Pioneer Buick-GMC, Automotive News reported. (RELATED: GM Offers To Buy Out Buick Dealerships Refusing To Toe The Line On Electric Cars)

Beyond the passenger and pilot who passed away, no one else was injured.

Video footage that was allegedly filmed from afar appears to show the fiery blaze that came about in the aftermath of the accident:

Both vehicles at the dealership as well as buildings on the Buick-GMC car dealership grounds were severely damaged, contributing to the large fire characterized as having “Thick, dark smoke and orange flames,” according to a report by KWWL.

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board have opened up a probe to investigate the incident, KWWL added. The fire has since been put out. (RELATED: Homemade Helicopter Crashes In Florida, 2 Dead)

The year, make and model of the plane that crashed was a 1974 Beechcraft King Air E90, the report noted.