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Small plane skids off runway at Boca Raton Airport, no one hurt

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Posted at 11:16 AM, Jul 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-02 19:13:50-04

BOCA RATON, Fla. — A small plane skidded off a runway at Boca Raton Airport on Tuesday morning.

An airport spokesperson said the twin-engine aircraft was coming in for a landing when it went off the runway and crashed through a fence.

One person was on board and was not hurt, according to the Boca Raton Airport Authority.

The airport is temporarily closed while the Federal Aviation Administration investigates.

According to a tail number search through the FAA, the aircraft is an Aero Commander 500 registered to a company in Deerfield Beach.