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.
Crews quickly extinguished the plane and wooded area without further incident.
The Federal Aviation Authority has been contacted for further investigation.