Dad killed, daughter injured after plane crash-lands in Florida

Georgia girl struck by plane on Florida beach dies (Image 1)
Georgia girl struck by plane on Florida beach dies (Image 1)

A man was killed and his daughter critically injured Sunday after they struck by a plane that crash landed on a Florida beach.

According to ABC News, the 10-year-old and her father were walking along the beach when the plane made an emergency crash landing.

The man was killed upon impact.

The girl was flown to a nearby hospital via helicopter where officials say she is very critically injured.

Neither the pilot nor the passenger on the plane was hurt.

A spokeswoman with the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office told ABC that the pilot radioed he wasn’t going to be able to make it back to the aairport

The time between the radio call and the crash landing was very minimal.

National Transportation Safety Board investigators are expected to investigate in cooperation with the FAA.

*ABC News contributed to this report.

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