Plane crashes near Aviation Blvd in Vero Beach

A plane crashes in Vero Beach. (Photo by VBPD)
A plane crashes in Vero Beach. (Photo by VBPD)

The Vero Beach Police Department is currently investigating a plane crash in the 4100 block of Aviation Blvd in Vero Beach.

Officer Darrell Rivers, the public information officer for the Vero Beach police department, said the plane belonged to FlightSafety Academy.

“Plane lost power, and the pilot had to make an emergency landing,” said Rivers.

A plane crashes in Vero Beach. (Photo by VBPD)
A plane crashes in Vero Beach. (Photo by VBPD)
A plane crashes in Vero Beach. (Photo by VBPD)
A plane crashes in Vero Beach. (Photo by VBPD)

The pilot avoided crashing into a populated area and landed the plane into an open field just northwest of Dodger Stadium.

There were no injuries in the crash.

Police are asking everyone to avoid the area due to traffic delays.

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