Pilot hurt after small plane crash near Myakka City
MANATEE COUNTY – A crash of a small, single–engine plane near Myakka City this afternoon sends a man to the hospital.
The crash occurred at the Rocky Creek Ranch at 38820 Taylor Rd.
The Sheriff’s Office tells us just before 2 pm, the pilot, Dennis Hertenstein of Lutz, crashed shortly after taking off.
Hertenstein suffered multiple leg fractures and was airlifted to a local hospital.
The cause of the crash is unknown at this time.
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