Police said a family of four from Georgia died in a small plane crash at a local airport in North Florida.
Williston Police, in a press release posted to their Facebook page, identified the family as a 37-year-old pilot Nathan Enders, his wife, 42-year-old Laura Enders, and the couple’s two children, 7-year-old and 5-year-old Jaden Enders. Eli Endress was born.
An old family car, 1948 Cessna 170, crashed after attempting to take off at 3:10 PM. Saturday at Williston Municipal Airport, but was not noticed by more than 20 pilots leaving the same airport. It was reported 21 hours after the accident.
Police say Nathan Enders was a seasoned pilot and the family lived in Williamson, Georgia, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) south of Atlanta.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.
Enders’ sister Megan Sabool set up a GoFundMe account to help cover funeral expenses. According to the GoFundMe page, the couple had one surviving son who was not on board when the plane crashed.
The GoFundMe page said: “They’ve been affected by a lot of people in their short time here.