Pilot dies in small plane crash in Collier County

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Published: Updated:
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Collier County Sheriff’s Office confirms a fatality after a small plane crashed on Hawthorn Woods Way in Collier County Saturday.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the crash was five miles east of Naples Airport.

CCSO told us the pilot of a small plane (Piper PA-30) died in the crash, and the plane is severely damaged.

It is unknown if there were others in the plane at this time.

No homes were affected by the crash.

The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board are actively investigating the cause of the crash.

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