Florida woman loses arm, foot in plane propeller accident in Key West

Posted at 8:43 PM, Oct 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-14 06:33:12-04

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman has been hospitalized after losing her arm and foot when she was struck by a plane propeller at Key West International Airport.

Monroe County Sheriff's officials say the woman, who is from Naples, was a passenger in a private plane on Saturday night. The pilot left the plane while it was running to check on a potential mechanical issue.

The unidentified female passenger also exited the plane and walked around to the front when she was struck by the propeller.

Authorities say she was flown to a Miami hospital. Her condition was not known.

No other details were given.