Man pulled from airplane while in flight, dies

Man pulled from airplane while in flight, dies

Dunnellon, Florida — A man died Friday after he was pulled from an airplane by his parachute. Witnesses from inside the plane said the man was kneeling by the jump door, when all of a sudden, his reserve parachute malfunctioned and deployed. The parachute then pulled the man from the plane. The man struck the side […]

Plane and human remains found in Ocala

Plane and human remains found in Ocala

Ocala, Florida — A man walking through the woods at the Pruitt Trailhead found the site of a plane crash along with skeletal remains. The plane was last known to be piloted by Theodore Weiss, 74, who went missing with his plane on April 5, 2014. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has not yet confirmed […]

Two killed in plane crash

Two killed in plane crash

Daytona Beach, Florida — Two people died when a single-engine plane crashed on property just east of Daytona Beach International Airport Monday night and burst into flames. The plane took off from the general aviation runway at the airport just before 10 p.m. Monday, June 9, 2014 and crashed off airport property shortly after take-off, […]

Pilot Theodore Weiss and his plane, still missing

Pilot Theodore Weiss and his plane, still missing

  Citrus County, Florida — The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, along with assisting agencies, is searching for a missing plane that possibly went down in the Withlacoochee Forest on April 5, 2014. According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, the plane departed from the Dunnellon Airport in Marion County on this date. The pilot, Theodore […]

Summerfield Plane Crash Kills Two During Movie Filming

Summerfield Plane Crash Kills Two During Movie Filming

  Summerfield, Florida — A plane crash in Summerfield, Florida that killed two people, is now under investigation. On April 6, 2014 Deputy Jarrett Leedy responded to the 1700 block of SE 145th Street in reference to a plane crash. Upon arrival, Deputy Leedy located a small single engine plane that had crashed. Upon inspection […]

Cessna Plane Clips Skydiver

Cessna Plane Clips Skydiver

    Polk County, Florida — Around 11:00 a.m. on March 8, 2014, Sharon L. Trembley, 87, of Mulberry was doing “touch and goes” in his private Cessna Plane from the South Lakeland Airport near 7500 Coronet Road in the Mulberry area. During his third pass, the passenger-side wing of his plane became entangled with […]