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: AAA: Florida Gas Prices Level Off After 3-Week Decline
In video from Chopper 4, there was a yellow tarp draped over the wreckage of the single-engine Lancair Legancy FG aircraft.READ MORE: South Florida Airports Report Flight Delays, Cancelations
The FAA confirms the pilot was the only person aboard.MORE NEWS: Watch The Derek Chauvin Trial Live
The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.