ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. - Update 8 15 p.m.: Famous aviator and flight instructor Patty Wagstaff tweeted that her plane experienced a mechanical problem Wednesday, causing the plane to skid and flip on the runway.
We had a mechanical problem in our V Tail Bonanza after landing a St Augustine this evening. People have been asking and I wanted to let everyone know that my passenger (one of our instructors) are doing fine.— Patty Wagstaff (@pattyaerobatics) September 11, 2019
According to Wagstaff's website , today is her 68th birthday.
Update 7 p.m.: The Florida Highway Patrol said the pilot of a plane that skidded of the runway at Northeast Florida Regional Airport was 68-year-old American daredevil pilot Patricia "Patty" Wagstaff .
The crash report did not saw what caused the plane crash, but said Wagstaff sustained minor injuries and her passenger was not injured.
Original story: St. John's County Sheriff's Office said a plane skidded off the runway at Northeast Florida Regional Airport.
Update: Only two passengers on board. Both exited. Minor injuries.— FHPJacksonville (@FHPJacksonville) September 11, 2019
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