A news chopper on Wednesday captured footage of a fiery plane crash that killed the pilot.
The banner plane caught fire after crashing Wednesday around 12:45 p.m. in Hollywood, Florida, near a popular shopping center containing a Target and a Publix, according to Local 10.
Banner plane crashes on street in Hollywood, Florida, killing the pilot. A news chopper captured the crash pic.twitter.com/YY2xMiRqo6
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Video posted on Twitter shows an overview of the airport followed by a shot of the aircraft in flames. A reporter narrates that the plane flew at a low altitude before falling from the sky. It wasfully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at the scene. (RELATED: YouTuber Intentionally Crashed Plane After Parachuting Off. He’s Now Facing 20 Years In Prison)
The plane was later identified as a single-engine Piper PA-25-235, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
One person, the pilot of the plane, died onboard, according to Joann Hussey, a city spokesman.
North Park Road, where the plane crash occurred, is expected to be closed for the next few hours, police spokesperson Deanna Bettineschi announced at a news conference.
The National Transportation Safety Board is set to investigate the incident.