Small plane lands on Miami Bridge, SUV strikes and fire injures 6 – NBC 6 South Florida

A small plane crashed into a bridge in Miami on Saturday afternoon, injuring at least six people and crashing into at least one car.

The plane crashed just before 1pm on the Hollower Inlet Bridge near the 10800 block of Collins Avenue. Smoke was visible for miles from the wreckage of the plane.

According to Federal Aviation Administration officials, the single-engine Cessna 172 lost engine power and crashed, killing three people on board.

At least six people have been hospitalized after a small plane caught fire after colliding with a bridge in Miami on Saturday afternoon.

When the fire and rescue team responded, they found the plane on fire and extinguished the fire immediately, officials said.

Six people, including two on board, were injured and taken to a local hospital with injuries, fire and rescue officials said. One of them was airlifted to the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital, while the other was airlifted to Jackson North Medical Center.

The other three patients sustained life-threatening injuries. The condition of the sixth patient is unknown.

Footage taken from the scene showed the wreckage of the plane in the middle of the road. The vehicle involved, a dark red or maroon SUV, was found with severe front damage.

Authorities have not released the identity of anyone involved.


The SUV was damaged in a small plane crash on a bridge in Miami on May 14, 2022.

The plane took off from Fort Lauderdale International Airport and landed at Key West International Airport, FAA officials said.

Authorities said the Hollower Inlet Bridge on Collins Avenue, between Sunny Islands Beach and Milk Harbor, was closed. Southbound Collins Avenue is closed at 158th Street.

Traffic was diverted and motorists were advised to look for an alternative route and anticipate longer delays.

Officials said the Department of Environmental Resource Management had been notified of the fuel leak from the plane.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the incident.

This is a growing story. Check back for updates.

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