ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- No one was injured when a plane made a forced landing at St. Lucie International Airport, according to the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office.
On board were Lloyd G. Goodsen, 48, of Sebastian, a pilot/instructor and student Marcus A. Goli, 20, of Duxbury, Mass.
Goodsen was illustrating how to fly the plane with one engine disabled in windy conditions, according to the sheriff's office. After disabling one engine, Goodsen was unable to re-start the engine and tried to land on a runway that was not currently in use but he came up 15 feet short, the sheriff's office said. The propeller hit the ground and the front landing gear was damaged.
The Federal Aviation Administration was notified and is sending an investigator from Orlando, according to the sheriff's office.