• No injuries in Polk Co. plane crash

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    POLK COUNTY, Fla. - Polk County deputies are investigating a small plane crash in Mulberry.

    Investigators said one of the plane’s wings got tangled up with the strings of a parachute.

    Investigators said the 87-year-old pilot was doing touch and go landings in his private Cessna when it cut the parachute's strings about 75 feet off the ground.

    The pilot and the 49-year-old parachutist were taken to the hospital, but neither was seriously injured

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    No injuries in Polk Co. plane crash