Osceola County

Small plane flips over on runway at Kissimmee airport, firefighters say

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — A small plane with two people inside flipped over Tuesday afternoon on a runway in Kissimmee, according to firefighters.

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Officials said the aircraft crashed at the Kissimmee Gateway Airport on Dyer Boulevard.

Firefighters said a student and instructor were performing touch-and-go landings at the time of the crash.

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The student applied excessive braking and pushed the controls forward, causing the aircraft to become upside down, officials said.

Firefighters said one person was treated for minor injuries.

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