2 Killed in Plane Crash at Florida Trailer Park
About the Florida Plane Crash
According to NBC News, the crash resulted in the death of the pilot as well as the death of a person on the ground.
A surveillance video showed the plane flying on its side before crashing in the Lake Worth area around 5:30 p.m. The pilot was set to fly between Lantana and Orlando. It is believed the pilot was traveling alone.
Firefighters were able to keep the flames from reaching more than two homes. The cause of the accident remains unknown and is currently under investigation.
National Aircraft Accicent Statistics
The following information was provided by Channel 4 News:
- Across all commercial airlines, accidents occur at a rate of one per 1.2million flights.
- The odds that the average American will die in a plane crash is just one in 11 million, whereas the odds for the average American dying in a car crash are around one in 5000.
- Even if you are involved in a plane crash, the chances are you will survive – 95.7% of people involved in one do. Even in the most serious class of crashes, more than 76% of those on board live to tell the tale.