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.

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