Pilot OK After Small Plane Crashes in South Florida

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A 75-year-old pilot is safe after his small plane crashed in an alleyway near Dixie Highway in Pompano Beach.
The Broward Sheriff's Office reports the 2013 Beachcraft plane went down about 6:23 a.m. Friday, clipping some power lines on the way down.
Sheriff's spokeswoman Sandra King says the pilot has 35 years of experience flying planes. He was walking around when firefighters arrived at the scene. Rescue workers took him to Broward Health North as a precaution.
Pompano Beach Fire Rescue is working on a fuel leak from the plane.
No injuries were reported on the ground.
The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.


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