Plane crashes into warehouse near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport

CBS4 News in Miami is reporting a twin-engine plane crash at the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport in Florida.


— Michael van Poppel (@mpoppel) March 15, 2013

A photo of the crash showing heavy black smoke was taken by a traffic camera on I-95.

PHOTO: A plane has gone down near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport in Fl –

— Michael van Poppel (@mpoppel) March 15, 2013


RT @wsvn RT @arielhernandez3: Plane crash up close picture by…

— FOX 13 Tampa Bay (@MyFoxTampaBay) March 15, 2013

Here’s some video of the scene in the parking lot.

Authorities near the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport are forcing media helicopters to back away from the plane crash.

— Dan Landson (@danisinthenews) March 15, 2013

Firefighters on the scene of a plane crash in Fort Lauderdale…

— Mike Hayes (@michaelhayes) March 15, 2013

Witness describes 30-foot flames after plane crash near Ft. Lauderdale Exec. Airport. Skyforce-HD over the scene:

— WSVN-TV (@wsvn) March 15, 2013


The damage shown in the video and photos above is behind the UK Stone warehouse on Powerline Road in Ft. Lauderdale.

Fort Lauderdale Airport official says: no info yet on casualties after plane crash – @cbsmiami…

— NewsBreaker (@NewsBreaker) March 15, 2013

Plane crash near airport has Powerline Road closed. Heavy traffic & lots of smoke! NW 31st Ave. or Andrews Ave. as alternates @nbc6 #traffic

— Kelly Blanco (@KellyNBC6) March 15, 2013

Plane crash view from Prospect Road and 10th Ave. RT @typhoonryder: @miamiherald…

— The Miami Herald (@MiamiHerald) March 15, 2013

PHOTO: Photo from the ground shows flames of small plane crash in Ft. Lauderdale parking lot.… – @wplglocal10

— NewsBreaker (@NewsBreaker) March 15, 2013

Sad news: all three people on the plane are reported killed.

Fort Lauderdale City PIO: No survivors from plane crash. 3 people on-board.

— Jeff Butera (@ABC7Jeff) March 15, 2013

DEVELOPING: Amazing photo from viewer Mark Larose… Plane crash in Ft Lauderdale @cbsmiami…

— liz roldan (@lizroldancbs4) March 15, 2013

Twitchy will continue to update this story as details emerge.

Editor’s note: We’ve updated the headline to read “near” rather than “at” the airport.

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