Person taken to hospital after small plane crashes onto Melbourne Beach

MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. — A small plane crashed onto Melbourne Beach on Friday morning, Brevard County Fire Rescue said.

Firefighters said it happened at about 9:15 a.m. near Cove Road and Highway A1A.

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When firefighters arrived, they discovered the plane was upside down on the beach.

They said one person was taken to a hospital and another person refused treatment.

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The extent of the injuries of the person who was hospitalized is unknown.

Firefighters said there was no fire or fuel leak.

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Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.