Plane Makes Emergency Crash Landing In Micco

Small plane makes crash landing near Micco Road.
Small plane makes crash landing near Micco Road.

MICCO, Florida – A small plane made a crash landing in a field along Micco Road in Brevard County on Monday afternoon.

The pilot, an instructor with Florida Institute of Technology, was practicing training maneuvers with a student passenger when the 1975 Cessna 150 filled up with smoke.

The pilot and student only suffered minor injuries, but the student was transported to Sebastian River Hospital for precautionary measures.

The plane took off from The Melbourne International Airport. It’s unclear where the aircraft was heading.

Investigators and the FAA are still investigating the crash.

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Andy Hodges began his career in the field of radio and TV broadcasting where he worked for about a decade. The Jupiter, Florida resident then pursued computers as they were coming to market in the late 1980's. Andy has owned a computer business, been a software programmer, and has worked as a Senior Systems Analyst/Engineer in the Information Technology sector in Atlanta. He eventually returned to Florida and made Sebastian his home in 2002.