Florida Midair Kills Three

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Three people died in a midair collision near Williston, Fla., on Saturday. Lee Sentman, 73, has been identified as the lone occupant of an aircraft that was arriving at the Williston Airport on a flight from Ocala when it was in collision with an aircraft that was departing Williston. The names of the two occupants of the departing aircraft have not been released. The departing aircraft was identified as a single-engine Piper and the inbound plane was reportedly a homebuilt.

The aircraft came down relatively close to on another in a field behind an unoccupied house. No eyewitnesses have come forward but nearby residents reported hearing a bang. Williston is about 30 miles west of Gainesville and Ocala.