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Small plane crashes in Englewood

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ENGLEWOOD, FL (WWSB) - Fire and Rescue crews are on the scene of a small aircraft crash in an Englewood neighborhood.

According to the Englewood Fire Department, emergency crews responded to a home on Jamestown Avenue at 11:54 a.m. for reports of an aircraft crash.

Once on scene, firefighters discovered the ultralight aircraft in a homeowners yard.

Detectives with the Sarasota County Sheriff's office say that a preliminary investigation indicates that the pilot was attempting to depart from Buchan Airport at the time of the crash.

No injures have been reported, but deputies say the plane is totaled. Federal authorities will handle the investigation moving forward. 

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