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Small plane crashes in western St. Lucie County; pilot alert

Aircraft went down in remote area
Small plane crashed in western Fort Pierce.
Posted at 12:33 AM, Sep 07, 2023
and last updated 2023-09-07 08:35:55-04

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla. — A small plane crash-landed in a remote area in western St. Lucie County with the pilot alert and out of the aircraft Wednesday afternoon, the St. Lucie County Fire District said.

At 2:49 p.m., St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office Air1 located the aircraft near Minute Maid Road and Florida's Turnpike, the fire district posted on Facebook.

Air1 flew the pilot to paramedics for evaluation.

No one else was aboard.