Aviation Accidents | Orlando Accident & Injury Blog
A bizarre and terrible aviation accident took place within the normally quiet town of Pembroke Pines towards the middle of March that involved an SUV, an airplane, and several individuals within both the car and the aircraft. What we know so far comes from officials working within Pembroke Pines, including the fire chief. Their reports indicated that it was on Monday, March 15th, that two individuals climbed into a Beechcraft plane and took off from the North Perry Airport, located within Pembroke Pines.
The bustling community of Pembroke Pines made national headlines earlier this week as three people were killed after a single-engine airplane presumably suffered an unspecified mechanical failure and crash-landed close to North Perry Airport on Monday, March 15th, 2021, in South Florida. The entire fatal aviation accident was captured by a neighborhood Ring doorbell video which revealed that right before the aircraft came to a stop in a grassy patch of land, the small Beechcraft Bonanza collided with an electrical power line and an SUV that happened to be driving through the area.
According to preliminary reports from Broward County officers, a pilot was killed Monday afternoon after the small-engine plane he was flying crashed near North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines. Witnesses to the aviation accident indicate that the pilot was experiencing engine/mechanical problems shortly before the crash occurred and was attempting to return to the airport when he suddenly lost altitude and control of his aircraft.
Tragic news from Marion County this October evening as multiple local news outlets have reported that Ocala Police Chief Greg Graham has been killed in an aviation accident after his personal single-engine aircraft crashed into an open field close to Southwest 140th Avenue near Dunnellon.
Two people were rescued on the morning of September 11th, 2020, after their experimental airplane crashed onto a relatively remote portion of Melbourne Beach. According to the Brevard County Fire Rescue, who were the first to arrive at the accident site, the plane had landed upside-down on the beach after suffering a mid-flight engine malfunction after take-off.
On July 16th, 2020, authorities with the Federal Aviation Administration and Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission began an investigation into the cause of an aviation accident that occurred at Lake Dexter in Astor, and involved a small seaplane carrying two men.
Two skydiving enthusiasts were rushed to an area hospital in Titusville after a malfunction with two parachutes led to a less than ideal landing inside of a residential neighborhood. Reports relating to the incident began to emerge from emergency response crews working within Brevard County shortly after the incident itself took place. We know from these reports that it was sometime after 10:00 when the skydivers jumped from their plane and began to plummet to the ground.
Emergency officials working within the town of Bartow in Polk County responded to calls placed close to noon on Thursday, February 13th, as a result of a small plane crashing into an area where many houses are present. Reports from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office indicated that the incident involved a small aircraft that was en route to a nearby airport or had just taken off from a nearby airport. It is not entirely clear whether or not the plane was being used to instruct students or if it was a private aircraft being used simply for leisure.
Due to its temperate weather, Florida remains a home or a destination to many people looking to engage in outside activities during the winter months. Skydiving, one of humanity’s more extreme pastimes, is one of those activities. Which is why it is somewhat fitting that every year Cocoa Beach hosts an event called Skydiving Santas.
A plane crash within the Spruce Creek Airport located at Daytona Beach resulted in two individuals being taken to nearby hospitals as trauma alerts. Reports from emergency response teams working within Daytona indicated that the incident took place sometime during the day on Sunday, October 27th. The reports did not mention at what precise time the accident happened, and at the time of this writing it is not clear just which of the numerous emergency crews located within Daytona Beach responded to the reports of the crash.