BOYNTON BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BREAKING NEWS AT 1:38pm — Boynton Beach Police report that they are now on the scene of a plane that has crashed behind a home in the Dos Lagos community in Boynton Beach. The approximate intersection is Congress and Gateway Blvd. No word yet on type of plane or injuries.
UPDATE FROM FAA AT 2:35PM — The aircraft departed from Palm Beach County Park/Lantana Airport at about 1:15 p.m. It went down in trees behind a residence.
UPDATE FROM FAA AT 2:17PM — From FAA Spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen: “Local authorities notified the FAA of an aircraft accident this afternoon in the Dos Lagos area of Boynton Beach, Fla., involving a Grumman American AA-5 with only the pilot aboard. This is preliminary information, which may change during the investigation. We will update this statement when we get new information.”
UPDATE: 2:05pm – FAA Southeast Regional Office tells BocaNewsNow.com that the agency is responding to the scene. Presumably NTSB as well.
UPDATE: 2pm — still no television coverage. FAA is investigating. Unclear what type of plane.
UPDATE: No local television station — as of 1:43 — is on the air yet with the crash.
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