Three injured in plane crash at Okeechobee airport

OKEECHOBEE — Three people were injured when a small plane crashed in Okeechobee on Saturday afternoon. At approximately 12:45 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23, a 911 call was received in reference to a plane crash, and Deputy Richard Varnadore was first on scene. He found the plane in flames, but two occupants were able to […]

Small plane crashes at Okeechobee County Airport; Deputy pulls pilot from burning plane; pilot and two passengers hospitalized

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office reports there was a plane crash at the Okeechobee County Airport on Saturday afternoon. OCSO received a call at approximately 12:45 pm in reference to a plane crash. Deputy Richard Varnadore was first on scene and found the plane in flames. Two occupants were able to escape. Deputy […]