VERO BEACH — No one was injured Monday afternoon when a small plane crashed near a South Florida airport, authorities said.
According to the Vero Beach Police Department, a single-engine Piper Cherokee aircraft crashed in the grass near the Vero Beach Regional Airport, WPTV reported.
The Vero Beach Police Department posted photos of the damaged plane, which had a ripped left wing that separated from the aircraft, to its Facebook page and advised motorists to use alternate routes.
A fire official said the pilot exited the plane, TCPalm reported.
According to FlightAware, the plane is owned by FlightSafety International, a flight training and simulation company.
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