Davie Man Dies After Small Plane Crashes Near Port St. Lucie: Sheriff’s Office

John D. Schoonover, 62, was found dead at the scene after the airplane crashed nose down, Sheriff Ken J. Mascara said.

Monday, Apr 15, 2013  |  Updated 9:34 AM EDT
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A Davie man was killed after the single-engine plane he was piloting crashed Sunday, St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office said.

John D. Schoonover, 62, was found dead at the scene after the airplane crashed nose down, Sheriff Ken J. Mascara said.

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The plane, a single-seat, single-engine aircraft built from a kit, crashed on Range Line Road, south of Glades Cut Off Road west of Port St. Lucie, Mascara said.

The accident occurred at approximately 9 a.m. near the entrance to Treasure Coast Air Park.

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Representatives of the Federal Aviation Administration were at the scene Monday. The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.

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