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Small Plane Crashes Into Home Near Airport

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File photo of an emergency room sign at a Florida hospital. (credit: Getty Images)

File photo of an emergency room sign at a Florida hospital. (credit: Getty Images)

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PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a small plane carrying five passengers was trying to land at a central Florida airport when it crashed into a house.

The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office reports that the pilot declared an emergency shortly after 2 p.m. Friday, saying that the plane was severely shaking.

Authorities say the plane hit a Palm Coast home near the Flagler County Airport a few minutes after the pilot’s call. The house burst into flames.

Officials didn’t immediately have information about injuries.

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