The plane was on route to Florida. It crashed shortly after takeoff.

A small Cessna C501 plane crashed into a lake in Tennessee on Saturday, killing seven people. This is stated in a statement published on the website of the Rutherford County Administration.

“Apparently, there were seven people on board,” the document says. “All of them are recognized as dead,” – said the representatives of the district.

The plane was traveling from Tennessee to Florida. It fell shortly after takeoff, for what reason, is not yet specified. An investigation has been launched into the incident.