Planes flip at Orlando Executive Airport, leaving 1 dead

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One person has died and another was sent to hospital after a plane at the Orlando Executive Airport overturned on Thursday during severe weather, according to the Orlando Fire Department. The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed that two people were on the plane when it came to a stop at about 5 p.m. The plane held up for takeoff on a taxiway amid unfavorable weather, an airport spokesman said. let the wind move you,” said Judith-Ann Jarrette, Orlando Executive Airport director and air traffic controller. “We get regular weather reports. We all do. And we work closely with the air traffic control tower, so when things get really bad, they hold up. In fact, the plane that was taxied out was waiting for take-off and unfortunately, that system came in so fast, it was so violent with very strong gusts that it actually turned the plane over.” Firefighters said they found one person dead when they arrived at the airport. The National Transportation Safety Board is about to begin its investigation, and the second person on the plane was taken to hospital as a trauma alert. Hangars and other structures at the airport were also damaged in the storms. : An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that the incident took place at Orlando International Airport.

One person has died and another was sent to hospital after a plane at the Orlando Executive Airport overturned Thursday during severe weather, according to the Orlando Fire Department.

The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed that two people were on the plane when it overturned at about 5 p.m.

The spokesman said there was no one on another plane that overturned.

“There was evidence that parked planes were being moved by the wind,” said Judith-Ann Jarrette, Orlando Executive Airport director and air traffic controller. “We get regular weather reports. We all do. And we work closely with the air traffic control tower, so if it gets really bad, they hold out. In fact, the plane that was taxied out was waiting for take off and unfortunately, that system came like that. quickly inside, it was so fierce with very strong gusts of wind that it even turned the plane over.”

Firefighters said they found one person dead when they arrived, and the second person on the plane was taken to hospital as a trauma alert.

The Dutch Transport Safety Board will soon start an investigation.

Hangars and other structures at the airport were also damaged in the storms.

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Note: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that the incident took place at Orlando International Airport.

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