Small plane flips near runway at Orlando Sanford International Airport

Pilot taken to hospital

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SANFORD, Fla. – A small plane flipped Tuesday near a runway at Orlando Sanford International Airport.

Airport officials said the private single-engine plane overturned around 4 p.m. in the grass near the runway.

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The pilot was alert and taken to HCA Lake Monroe Hospital, and no other passengers were on board.

An investigation is ongoing.

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