Two Injured in Small Plane Crash: Authorities

The plane crashed off Highway 98

Sunday, Sep 16, 2012  |  Updated 2:25 PM EDT
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Two people were injured after a small plane crashed in Okeechoobee County Sunday, TCPalm.com reported.

Sheriff’s office spokeswoman Michelle Bell said the pair was attempting to land the small-engine Lancair aircraft at the airport when it crashed off Highway 98.

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Before noon, one passenger was airlifted to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute and the other was transported to Raulerson Hospital, according to TCPalm. Their conditions are unknown.

Authorities said a tractor trailer nearby caught fire after the plane crash.

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