- Associated Press - Monday, December 12, 2016

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a small plane crashed near New Smyrna Beach, setting some trees on fire but resulting in only minor injuries to the pilot.

Volusia County Sheriff’s spokesman Andrew Gant tells the Daytona Beach News-Journal (https://bit.ly/2hGoziA ) the two-seater, 1983 Beechcraft A36 Bonanza crashed Monday afternoon.

Gant says the unidentified pilot escaped with minor injuries to his face.

The plane is owned by Lee and Janet Kraus, and is registered in Connecticut.

The newspaper says the couple owns a home near the crash site.

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Information from: Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal, https://www.news-journalonline.com

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