Experimental plane crashes upside down in trees

Aircraft took off from Bob Lee Airport in DeLand


DeLAND, Fla. – An experimental plane crashed into some trees Thursday morning in DeLand, but the pilot was not injured.

According to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office, the plane took off from Bob Lee Airport but its engine failed a short time later.

The plane crashed upside down into a tree line just north of the airstrip, deputies said.

The aircraft, which remains in the trees, was damaged, but the pilot was unharmed, deputies said.

No other details were immediately known.