Small plane crashes in Brevard

Extent of damage unknown

MICCO, Fla. – One person was taken to the hospital after a single-engine plane crashed Monday afternoon in Brevard, according to Brevard County Fire Rescue.

A Florida Institute of Technology pilot had been in the plane with a student doing training maneuvers over a field near Micco Road when the cabin started to fill with smoke, officials said.

The pilot had to put the plane down. It was found upside down in the field.The extent of the damage to the aircraft is not known.

The student was taken to Sebastian River Hospital for precautionary measures. The pilot refused treatment.

The aircraft took off from Melbourne International Airport.

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