Small Plane Lands On Palmetto Park Road

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This plane — shown at another time — made an emergency landing today between Florida’s Turnpike and Palmetto Park Road. (Courtesy Airport-Data.com).

UPDATE: The FAA now tells us that the plane landed on a grassy strip between the turnpike and Palmetto Park Road. The plane is a Piper PA-31 and the pilot reported trouble with both engines. The plane was flying from Fort Lauderdale Executive to Pompano Beach Airpark. Authorities have not yet released the name but the tail number — N748NP shows registration is under the name of “Belle Island Management.”

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Details are still coming in but the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office confirms that a small plane made an emergency landing in the area of 7900 Palmetto Park Road.

Police tell us that the pilot, a 37 year old man, experienced engine trouble as he was flying to Pompano Beach. He decided to land the plane and did so, safely. Although were told that it was a “soft” landing.

Check back for updates throughout the afternoon. We are awaiting an initial report from the FAA.

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