SPRINGFIELD (Burlington) — Two people were killed when a small plane crashed in a Burlington County field on Wednesday morning.

The Hawker Beechcraft 58 Baron aircraft, a single-engine fixed-wing plane, went down around 10:10 a.m, according to the FAA. It said in a statement two people were on board. There was no further information available from the FAA.

The plane went down in a field at the intersection of Smithville-Jacksonville Road and Oxmead Road, according to State Police

The plane took off from South Jersey Regional Airport about 10 miles away in Lumberton.

State Police spokesman Major Brian Polite said only two men on board were on board and were headed to Hyannis, Massachusetts. He did not disclose their identities pending the notification of the next of kin.

Material from the Associated Press was used in this report. Adam Hochron contributed to this report

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com or via Twitter @DanAlexanderNJ

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