One person hospitalized after ultralight plane crash in West Miami-Dade

Published On: Feb 09 2013 03:08:18 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 10 2013 12:50:14 PM EST

An ultralight plane that crashed on Saturday morning is pulled from an everglades canal.


One person was hospitalized Saturday morning after a small aircraft crash in West Miami-Dade, according to Miami-Dade Fire Dispatch.

Shortly after 11 a.m., crews were called to the scene off of Tamiami Trail, west of Krome Avenue. An ultralight aircraft was carrying two people when the accident happened.

Witnesses say the aircraft was trying to land on the levee when it caught some wind and went into the water.

A woman was pulled from the water, witnesses say she was fine and walking around after the crash. A man, also pulled from the water, needed to be airlifted to a hospital.

The NTSB and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating this crash.


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