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1 killed when small plane crashes into vacant home in Florida Keys

Parachute found near crash site
Small plane crashes into house in Marathon
Posted at 10:50 AM, Apr 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-10 10:50:39-04

MARATHON, Fla. — One person died when a small plane crashed into a house Thursday in the Florida Keys, Monroe County Sheriff's Office spokesman Adam Linhardt said.

The single-engine plane crashed into a vacant house on 76th Street in Marathon shortly after 5 p.m.

Linhardt said at least one person died in the crash, but nobody on the ground was injured. There were no other known victims as of Thursday evening.

A parachute was found near the crash site.

Parachute next to small plane crash site in Marathon
This parachute was found near the crash site.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash and how many people were on board.