Man In Hospital After Ultralight Plane Crashes Into Water
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – An ultralight aircraft careened into a body of water in Southwest Miami-Dade on Saturday, according to the National Transportation Safety Board’s Terry Duprewe.
The accident happened around 9 a.m. Saturday near 22700 SW 8th Street, about five miles west of Crome Avenue.
Two passengers were on board, and were removed from the water. One man suffered a gash to one of his arms. The man was airlifted to Kendall Regional Hospital, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue reported.
Two people were on board the ultralight aircraft.
An FAA investigator is en route to the scene to assess the situation.