Plane accident leaves six injured in Miami, USA | News
The Miami Police reported this Saturday that at least six people were injured after an accident involving an American plane, at the same time, they explained that the patients are being treated in various health centers.
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The plane collided with a pickup truck and caught fire in the middle of the highway over the Haulover Inlet bridge, damaging a nearby car. According to the images that emerged on social networks, a man can be seen getting out of the plane and helped by others on the side of the road just before the plane was engulfed in flames.
According to local sources, at least one person was taken to a hospital, but no deaths have been reported.
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The plane took off from Hollywood-Fort Lauderdale International Airport and was headed to Key West with three people on board, according to information provided by local media and confirmed by the Federal Aviation Administration.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the plane, a single-engine Cessna 172, lost power before landing on the bridge, about 5 miles east of Opa-Locka Airport, around 1:00 p.m. local time (5:00 p.m. UTC).
The area was closed to traffic as rescue crews responded to the scene. Miami-Dade Fire Department officials confirmed the fire was out and notified river authorities due to fuel runoff from the plane into area waters.
The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the incident, it was reported.