A pilot was killed this afternoon when a small plane crashed after taking off from Miami Executive Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
The pilot was the only person aboard the Piper PA 60, the FAA said, but police have not confirmed this, WSVN reports. Miami-Dade police said they have taken over the investigation.
The plane crashed near the 12100 block of Southwest 157th Avenue, about 1 1/2 miles west of the airport, just before 3 p.m.
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