2 hurt as plane makes rough landing in So. Fla.

Posted at 5:44 PM, May 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-16 17:44:21-04

Two people were injured when a small plane made a rough landing near a Homestead airport Monday.

The incident was reported in the 28700 block of Southwest 217th Avenue.

Officials said two people, a pilot and passenger, were on board the single-engine Piper plane when the pilot lost control during landing.

Footage showed the small plane in a grassy area next to a canal near Miami-Homestead General Aviation Airport.

One person was airlifted to Jackson South while the other person was taken by ground, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials said.

This story is from our news partner NBC 6 Miami