Photo shows crashed plane inside DeLand Publix

5 injured in Volusia County crash


DeLAND, Fla. – Authorities on Thursday released new photos showing the damage inside a DeLand Publix after a plane crashed through the roof of the supermarket, injuring five people.

The single-engine Seawind 3000 plane crashed into the store, located on East International Speedway Boulevard, Monday evening after taking off from DeLand Municipal Airport, about a quarter-mile away.

The photos show the charred plane on the floor of the grocery store in between two shelves, with food scattered about.  Other pictures show damage to the building.

The National Transportation Safety Board removed most of the wreckage from the store.  The parts have been taken to Groveland for further investigation.

A NTSB spokesman said the cause of the crash has not been determined.

Two people who were aboard the plane remain hospitalized.  Three customers were also injured in the crash.

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