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Port Orange couple dead in plane crash in Polk County

Two people were killed in a small plane crash in Bartow late Thursday morning, according to Polk County Fire Rescue.
Two people were killed in a small plane crash in Bartow late Thursday morning, according to Polk County Fire Rescue. [Bay News 9]

A married couple from Port Orange died in a small plane crash in Bartow late Thursday morning.

The single-engine plane was flying toward the Bartow airport when it crashed in a residential neighborhood, coming to rest in the front driveway of a home.

Bonnie Powell, 73, and Dennis Powell, 76, were killed. No one on the ground was injured, Polk County Sheriff’s Officials said.

Two people were killed in a small plane crash in Bartow late Thursday morning, according to Polk County Fire Rescue. [Bay News 9]
Two people were killed in a small plane crash in Bartow late Thursday morning, according to Polk County Fire Rescue. [Bay News 9]

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