Pilot rescued after plane crashes on the Alachua Bradford County line
Published: Sep. 15, 2022 at 10:23 AM EDT
HAMPTON, Fla. (WCJB) - Rescue crews saved a pilot after a small plane crash near the Alachua Bradford County line on Thursday morning.
Alachua County Fire Rescue crews say the crash happened around 8:30 a.m. south of Hampton near Northeast County Road 1471. A pilot attempted to make an emergency landing on the road. The plane went into a ditch and overturned.
Emergency crews had to rescue the pilot who was trapped inside the aircraft. The pilot was taken to the hospital.
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Drivers were asked by authorities to avoid the area. FAA is investigating the crash.
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