Couple killed in Ocala plane crash

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OCALA, Fla. —

The Federal Aviation Administration said it's investigating a small plane crash that killed a Marion County couple.

The Marion County Sheriff's Office said 53-year-old Gilbert Jennings and 50-year-old Catherine Jennings took off in the experimental aircraft on Thursday at about 4 p.m.

However, when they did not make it to their destination, family members called police.

Investigators said they were able to locate the crash site on a horse farm in northwest Ocala, just before 10 p.m. Thursday.

The couple was pronounced dead at the scene.