PEMBROKE PINES (CBSMiami) – The FAA is investigating a hard landing at North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines.

A single-engine Sting S4 landed in a field at the end of Runway 28 around 11:00 a.m. Friday, according to the FAA.  Only the pilot was aboard.

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A Broward Airports spokesperson said the pilot had a problem during takeoff, which caused him to run off the runway and land in the grass.


He was not hurt.

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This is the fifth incident at North Perry Airport in recent months.

On Nov. 21, a small plane with two people aboard ran off the runway after landing. The two people on the Piper PA-34, were not hurt.

Two days later, on Nov. 23, a pilot was killed after his single-engine plane crashed while trying to land at the small airport. The pilot reported engine trouble shortly after takeoff and attempted to land while approaching a runway.

A week later on Dec. 2, a small Piper plane crashed and flipped over at the airport. The two people on board were not injured.

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On Dec. 18, another four people survived a small plane crash near the airport. Team