PEMBROKE PINES (CBSMiami) – The pilot of a small plane died Monday afternoon when the plane crashed on North Perry Airport property in Pembroke Pines.
According to a spokesperson for North Perry Airport, the pilot reported an engine issue shortly after taking off and asked to return back. While attempting to land, the plane went down while approaching the runway, at 3:25 p.m.READ MORE: Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo Gets Backing After Democrats Walk Out
In video from Chopper 4, there was a yellow tarp draped over the wreckage of the single-engine Lancair Legancy FG aircraft.READ MORE: Cancer Screenings Offered At Hialeah Firehouses As Part Of National Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month
The FAA confirms the pilot was the only person aboard.MORE NEWS: Police Chase Led To Crash In Lauderhill, Two BSO Deputies Hurt, Driver Charged
The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.