Small plane crash near Charleston, four dead

A small plane crashed in Dorchester County Wednesday morning and four people are confirmed as dead. The twin-engine Piper PA-23 had four people on board when it crashed shortly after take-off around 6:45 a.m.
Although the specifics of how the crash happened are not yet available, the plane experienced heavy fire among impact, that was shortly extinguished. The plane was headed for Ft. Pierce, Florida and crashed near the Summerville airport in Jedburg in a heavily-wooded area. All four passengers were confirmed as dead this afternoon.
SCRN has contacted the Dorchester County Coroner’s Office.