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The aircraft flies through power lines before crashing, injuring the student pilot, 25 and the instructor

Terrifying moment when a small plane flies through power lines before it crashes, killing the student pilot, 25, and seriously injuring his instructor

  • A horrific crash happened at Pembroke Road in Miramar, Florida on Tuesday
  • The footage shows the Piper PA-34 cutting streamline aircraft before crashing
  • Student pilot Mark Daniel Scott and an unnamed instructor were killed

A small plane hit the power lines before it crashed and killed the student pilot and seriously injured the 25-year-old instructor.

The horrific crash was filmed by a car driver’s dashcam on the busy road the plane flew over before crashing into Miramar, Florida, on Tuesday.

The footage shows the Piper PA-34 plane sending sparks into the air as it cuts the power lines above Pembroke Road before catching fire and crashing.

A small plane hit power lines over Pembroke Road in Miramar, Florida, before it crashed and killed the pilot in training and seriously injured the 25-year-old instructor.

A small plane hit power lines over Pembroke Road in Miramar, Florida, before it crashed and killed the pilot in training and seriously injured the 25-year-old instructor.

The victim was Miramar resident and student pilot Mark Daniel Scott, 25, according to local police.

The instructor has yet to be identified, but was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital with serious injury, Reported locally 10.

Witness Alan Birmaher, who shared his dashcam footage, said, “I suddenly noticed something. I looked up and the plane was just too low.

“I looked up and for a split second it was so close that I saw the pilot’s face a little. It was right there. ‘

The horrifying crash was filmed by a car driver's dashcam on the busy road the plane flew over before crashing

The horrifying crash was filmed by a car driver's dashcam on the busy road the plane flew over before crashing

The horrifying crash was filmed by a car driver’s dashcam on the busy road the plane flew over before crashing

The victim was Miramar resident and student pilot Mark Daniel Scott, 25, according to local police

The victim was Miramar resident and student pilot Mark Daniel Scott, 25, according to local police

The victim was Miramar resident and student pilot Mark Daniel Scott, 25, according to local police

The instructor has yet to be identified, but was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital with serious injury

The instructor has yet to be identified, but was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital with serious injury

The instructor has yet to be identified, but was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital with serious injury

Another man, Cedric Jackson, who was close to the crash site, said he could feel the heat of the fire as he ran to get out of the way.

“When it went up in flames, I felt the heat on my back as if someone had a lighter on my shirt. The heat was so close to my back, “he said.

The aircraft was registered with Wayman Aviation flight school and crashed just after 9am.

Witness Alan Birmaher, who shared his dashcam footage, said, “I suddenly noticed something. I looked up and the plane was just too low ‘

“I looked up and for a split second it was so close that I saw the pilot’s face a little. It was right there, ”added Mr. Burmaher

Eddy Luy, the school’s vice president, told Local 10 News that Mr. Scott was an advanced student who had nearly completed his education.

‘Flight training is all about emergency operations. It’s about what happens in that case, in that case, and they seemed to have followed those procedures just fine, but the timing was not right for them, ” he said.

Federal Aviation Administration (FDA) spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said the plane had departed from North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines, about five miles from where it crashed.

Another man, Cedric Jackson, who was close to the crash site, said he could feel the heat of the fire as he ran to get out of the way

Another man, Cedric Jackson, who was close to the crash site, said he could feel the heat of the fire as he ran to get out of the way

Another man, Cedric Jackson, who was close to the crash site, said he could feel the heat of the fire as he ran to get out of the way

The aircraft was registered with Wayman Aviation flight school and crashed just after 9am

The aircraft was registered with Wayman Aviation flight school and crashed just after 9am

The aircraft was registered with Wayman Aviation flight school and crashed just after 9am

Eddy Luy, the school's vice president, told Local 10 News that Mr. Scott was an advanced student who had nearly completed his education

Eddy Luy, the school's vice president, told Local 10 News that Mr. Scott was an advanced student who had nearly completed his education

Eddy Luy, the school’s vice president, told Local 10 News that Mr. Scott was an advanced student who had nearly completed his education

She added that the pilot had told air traffic controllers that he was trying to return to the airport.

A Miramar police spokeswoman told Local 10 that the plane had encountered mechanical problems and thus attempted to land on the road, but crashed after cutting the power lines.

A third person was injured by debris and was treated on the spot before being released.

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