Man in hospital after plane crash in Charlotte County

Posted at 8:28 PM, Feb 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-11 22:36:55-05

A 60-year-old man was taken to the hospital after his plane crashed in the woods near the Punta Gorda Airport.

The man suffered minor injuries.

The crash happened at 5:40 PM as the man was trying to take off from the airport.

He was the only person in the plane.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the cause of the crash.