Jacksonville Beach, Fla. -- A plane crash in the Bahamas has killed two couples on board from the First Coast.
The Bahamas Press is reporting that Gregory Schwartzenberger and his wife Janice along with Dennis and Janie Sartoris were on the plane.
Dennis and Janie Sartoris are from Jacksonville Beach.
According to dentallabprofile.com, Sartoris owned DCS Dental laboratory Inc., in the 8800 block of Goodbys Executive Drive.
The two couples were the only ones on the small piper plane when it went down shortly after take off around 1:30 Sunday afternoon in Treasure Cay.
According to Bahamian authorities, there were gusty winds by the runway when the plane crashed.
Local aviation attorney Donald Maciejewski says authorities will investigate weather conditions, including possible gusts up to 25 mph, the weight of the aircraft and other factors.
First Coast News