BROOKSVILLE -- A pilot was seriously injured in an experimental plane crash at Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport Monday morning.
Monday at 10:37 a.m., Hernando County Fire Rescue responded to a reported plane crash in a wooded area of the Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport.
Airport officials and fire crews arrived within several minutes and found the pilot standing near the burning wreckage.
The 63-year-old pilot was flown by Bayflite to Tampa General Hospital with serious injuries.
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Crews quickly extinguished the plane and wooded area without further incident.
The Federal Aviation Authority has been contacted for further investigation.