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Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016
Pasco Tribune

Airplane goes down in Zephyrhills

A small plane went down in Zephyrhills field this morning, the Pasco County Sheriff's Office said.

Authorities received a call around 11:30 a.m. that the plane had come down in a grassy area near Gall Boulevard and Old Crystal Springs road.

Deputies said only the pilot was onboard the plane at the time. The pilot sustained very minor injuries, sheriff's office spokesperson Melanie Snow said.

The pilot said the plane experienced a mechanical error, Snow said.

The Federal Aviation Administration has been notified and will investigate the incident.