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Worker clipped by plane at Florida airpark

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Posted at 6:03 PM, Mar 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-24 18:03:00-04

PORT ORANGE, Fla. (AP) - A lawn care worker was clipped by a plane as it took off at a central Florida fly-in community.

Orlando television station WESH reports that a small private plane hit the worker Thursday morning at the Spruce Creek Airpark.

The unidentified worker complained of back pain and was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The plane had minor damage to its wing.

Spruce Creek is a residential airpark located in the Daytona Beach area.