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Small plane crashes near Sarasota airport; one dead

Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Published:   |   Updated: March 13, 2013 at 09:08 AM

SARASOTA - One person was killed and another badly burned when an experimental plane crashed and caught fire east of the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport shortly after 3 p.m. today, according to witnesses at the scene.

The plane crashed in a wooded area on the west side of New College of Florida's campus. Witnesses said the pilot of the plane was killed and a passenger was burned and flown by helicopter to an area hospital.

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