A pilot suffered minor injuries when his ultralight aircraft crashed just after liftoff Saturday.
The crash happened around 10:30 a.m. at Airport Manatee, 14108 U.S. 41 N., Palmetto, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office reports.
Lyle R. Peters' aircraft lost power just after liftoff, authorities said. It crashed into a barbed-wire fence at the end of the runway.
Peters received minor injuries, officials said. The aircraft and fence suffered moderate damage.