WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. — Firemen stated that a person has passed away after a plane crash in a backyard of a Wesley Chapel home. Officials say the plane was a single-engine Beechcraft.
Pasco County Fire Rescue staff and sheriff’s office crew spoke about the crash at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 12. The crash occurred at a house off State Road 54 and Grand Oaks Boulevard in Wesley Chapel.
When officials showed, they found a “fully enclosed plane” down in the backyard. There was a fire when the plane crashed, authorities said.
FAA investigators are reportedly headed to the scene now.
New updates to be posted
#ALERT: On scene of a plane down in the area of State Road 54 and Grand Oaks Blvd. a single engine plane is down in the backyard of a home. No further information is available at this time. Please avoid the area if possible. #PCFRNews pic.twitter.com/MWgEGyOtmX
— Pasco Fire Rescue (@PascoFireRescue) May 12, 2020