Narciso Torres, 36, dead, five others hospitalized when small plane crashes into SUV on the Haulover Inlet Bridge in Miami, Florida

Modified Date: 
Tue, 05/17/2022 - 6:28am
Accident Date: 
Saturday, May 14, 2022

Small plane crashes on bridge near Miami, striking an SUV

The single-engine Cessna 172 departed from Hollywood-Fort Lauderdale International Airport bound for Key West and soon lost power, the FAA said in a statement. The plane burst into flames after crashing.

1 killed, 5 hospitalized after small plane crashes on Haulover Inlet Bridge, strikes SUV

“Two of them were on the aircraft and suffered traumatic injuries and were transported to local trauma centers,” she said.

One of these victims was airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center, and the other was transported to Aventura Hospital as a trauma alert.

Florida bridge plane crash killed 1 on board, police say

The two other people on the plane were taken to a trauma center, while a woman and two toddlers in the vehicle were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to the Miami-Dade Police.

Cessna 172H Skyhawk, N8845Z: Fatal accident occurred May 14, 2022 in Miami-Dade County, Florida

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People Involved: 
Narciso Torres
Miami, FL