Small plane crashes into home near airport

Plane crashes into a home
Posted at 3:32 PM, Jan 04, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-04 15:32:00-05

PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a small plane carrying five passengers was trying to land at a central Florida airport when it crashed into a house.

The Flagler County Sheriff's Office reports that the pilot declared an emergency shortly after 2 p.m. Friday, saying that the plane was severely shaking.

Authorities say the plane hit a Palm Coast home near the Flagler County Airport a few minutes after the pilot's call. The house burst into flames.

Officials didn't immediately have information about injuries.