Plane crashes near Tram Road
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - A Beechcraft Bonanza plane has crashed in a wooded area near Tram Road.
According to the Leon County Sheriff’s Office, the plane had one person on board at the time of the crash and they are not injured.
A spokesperson with the Tallahassee International Airport confirms that the plane crashed in a wooded area off of Tram Road, near Capital Circle SE.
According to the spokesperson, the pilot was traveling from St. Petersburg to Columbus, Georgia, when the plane started to experience a mechanical malfunction. At 7:46 a.m., an in-flight emergency was declared and the pilot diverted to TLH. The crash happened at 7:55 a.m., the spokesperson said.
The spokesperson also confirmed the tail number as #N80YD.
The NTSB, as well as the FAA, have both been contacted about the crash by the airport. FAA records showed a Thomasville, Georgia, address for the registered owner of the plane.
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