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Plane piloted by aerobatic aviator Patty Wagstaff skids off runway at Florida airport

Published: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 @ 9:49 PM

The crash report did not say what caused the plane crash, but said Wagstaff sustained minor injuries and her passenger was not injured. (2012 File Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
The crash report did not say what caused the plane crash, but said Wagstaff sustained minor injuries and her passenger was not injured. (2012 File Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

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.

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According to Wagstaff's website, today is her 68th birthday.

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The Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that the plane, which skidded off the runway at Northeast Florida Regional Airport, was Wagstaff.

The report did not say what caused the plane to crash, but said Wagstaff suffered minor injuries and her passenger was not injured.