Videos: Single-Engine Plane Crash-Lands Onto Miami Bridge, One Dead, Several Injured

© Photo : Twitter / @lexSayzzzA screenshot from the social media video of a single-engine plane crash in Miami, Florida, on May 14, 2022.
A screenshot from the social media video of a single-engine plane crash in Miami, Florida, on May 14, 2022. - Sputnik International, 1920, 14.05.2022
With three individuals on board, the plane is said to have taken off from Florida's Hollywood-Fort Lauderdale International Airport, north of Miami, with the intention of landing at Key West International Airport to the southwest.
A light plane crashed into a car near Haulover Park, Miami, Florida on Saturday, after crashing-landing on a bridge, sending at least one person to the hospital and injuring numerous others, the local media reported.
Miami-Dade Police Department later confirmed that the crash killed one person and injured five others, including two toddlers.
One person is dead and five others were injured, including two toddlers, when a small plane crash-landed on a bridge near Haulover Park on Saturday afternoon, striking a car and bursting into flames, authorities said.
Citing the Federal Aviation Administration, the Miami Herald reported that the single-engine Cessna 172 had lost engine power and was forced to crash-land on the Haulover Inlet Bridge around 1 pm local time.
A fiery wreck is seen on videos that circulated on social media.
Video shows the jet catching fire and sending heavy clouds of smoke into the air as concerned bystanders exit their vehicles. Nearby, an SUV is seen with heavy damages to its front-end.
The Haulover Inlet Bridge connects Bal Harbour, Surfside, and Miami Beach to Haulover Park and Sunny Isles Beach to the north and south, respectively.
At least one person was reportedly taken to a trauma facility by air-rescue team; however, authorities have not confirmed how many others were injured in the crash or whether anyone is confirmed dead, per the report. In total, 20 fire-rescue units were sent to the scene.
According to the report, authorities have not confirmed whether anyone was injured on the ground.
Another local network, CBS4, reported that six people were hurt in the crash. Two of them have serious injuries, one was taken by air rescue and the other was taken to the hospital by ambulance. Three others were reportedly taken to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.
With traffic building in the area, police officials are urging drivers to seek alternate routes. Heavy delays are expected for some time.
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