VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A pilot is OK after a small plane he tried to land in a field Sunday morning crashed near Chuck Lennon Park, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office.
A tweet from the sheriff’s office described some circumstances of the crash, such as how it occurred around 9:20 a.m., the pilot was making an emergency landing after reporting engine failure and how a wheel was lost during the landing attempt.
The pilot was the only occupant of the plane and was not injured in the crash, the tweet states.
A small plane crashed around 9:20 a.m. today near Chuck Lennon Park, DeLeon Springs.— Volusia Sheriff (@VolusiaSheriff) March 12, 2023
The pilot reported an engine failure and attempted an emergency landing in a field. During landing, a wheel broke off and the plane crashed.
The pilot was the only occupant. He wasn’t injured. pic.twitter.com/DOAafD9KBS
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