A Beech 18 on a cargo flight went down in a residential
neighborhood near the Opa Locka airport in Florida Monday morning.
The pilot reportedly was fatally injured in the accident.
Beech 18 File Photo
Multiple media sources indicate that the accident occurred about
0815 EDT Monday. In a news conference aired on television station
WSVN in Miami, Miami-Dade fire and rescue chief Jose Herrera said
the airplane was likely on its way to the Bahamas at the time of
the accident. He confirmed that the pilot of the aircraft did not
The plane reportedly struck two cars and a house when it
impacted the ground. The aircraft was completely destroyed. No one
other that the pilot was thought to be injured.