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Camera inside cockpit records video of plane crash in Pembroke Pines

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Posted at 8:48 AM, Nov 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-27 08:54:16-05

PEMBROKE PINES, FLA. (WSVN/CNN) - A camera inside the cockpit of a small plane recorded the moments the aircraft crashed at a Broward County airport earlier this month, leaving the student pilot with minor injuries.

As a plane prepared to land at the North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines on Nov. 12, it skidded off the runway and toppling to one side on the grass.

Wayman Aviation Academy, the owners of the aircraft, said the student pilot should have performed a go-around, which means he should have aborted the landing and tried again.

The video shows the plane veering left as it landed on the runway, cutting through the grass, going across a taxiway before its propeller digs into the ground, causing the aircraft to stop abruptly.

The pilot was rushed to Memorial Regional Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries.

He was the only person on board the plane when it skidded off the runway 10.

The student pilot has made a full recovery and has returned to the program where he is learning to become a full-time pilot.

Courtesy WSVN via CNN Newsource