TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Tallahassee International Airport Deputy Director of Aviation Jim Durwin confirmed that a small plane crashed at 7:55 this morning on Tram Rd.
The plane, only occupied by the pilot, was traveling from St. Petersburg, Fla. to Columbus, Ga. when it experienced a mechanical malfunction. An in-flight emergency was made at 7:46 a.m. Durwin said that first responders and TLH staff were able to quickly locate the plane. Tram Road is located off of Capital Circle SE.
The pilot has been sent to a hospital to be checked out, according to Durwin.
Leon County Sheriff's Office is controlling traffic around the scene. The airport schedule is not affected in any way.