Landscaper clipped by plane at Port Orange fly-in community

Landscaper clipped by plane at Port Orange fly-in community

A landscape contractor working near a taxiway at Spruce Creek in Port Orange was taken to the hospital Thursday after being clipped by a plane, Spruce Creek Property Owners Association said.

The contractor was wearing a headset at the time, the Association said in an email to residents.

“SCPOA greatly urges all to stop, look, listen and be sure all is clear when near the taxiways,” the email said. “Please, please, please do not wear ear buds, earplugs, headsets or anything else that may impact your ability to hear aircraft.”

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The contractor was unable to move after being hit and was taken to the hospital, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said..

His condition was not immediately available.