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Monday
Apr022012

Small Plane Crashes into Florida Grocery Store

Ashley Cyr(DELAND, Fla.) -- Helicopters and ambulances responded to trauma alerts in central Florida Monday evening after a small plane crashed into a Publix grocery store.

The plane took off from the DeLand airport, an eyewitness told ABC affiliate WFTV in Orlando, just before crashing into Publix in the Northgate Shopping Center.  The witness told WFTV the plane's engine began to sputter before crashing.

A spokesperson for Volusia County Fire Rescue said several people were burned in the crash, according to WFTV. The plane's pilot and a passenger were transported to Florida Hospital DeLand and are in stable condition.

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Tuesday
Apr052011

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on New York Beach

Stockbyte/Thinkstock (file photo)(QUEENS, N.Y.) -- A small airplane was forced to make an emergency landing on a beach in New York Monday after it had problems with its engine.

According to ABC News affiliate WABC-TV in New York, the PA 28 landed in shallow water on Rockaway Beach in Queens, just three miles south of John F. Kennedy International Airport, around 7 p.m.  All three people on board -- a pilot and two passengers -- walked away from the aircraft with no injuries.

The plane was grounded due to a rough running engine.

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