Pilot killed in plane crash that caused power outage for parts of Orange Park

Pilot killed in plane crash in Clay County

ORANGE PARK, Fla. — Action News Jax is working to learn the name of the pilot killed in a plane crash in Clay County.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the crash happened Thursday night on County Road 218 in Lake Asbury near an elementary school.

FHP said a single engine plane struck some power lines and crashed.

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FHP said only one person was on the plane that took off from Haller Airpark, just 15 miles away.

FHP news conference on plane crash:

Florida Highway Patrol update on a deadly plane crash in Orange Park | https://bit.ly/2Wu2Sbp

Florida Highway Patrol update on a deadly plane crash in Orange Park | https://bit.ly/2Wu2Sbp

Posted by Action News Jax on Thursday, October 31, 2019

Clay Electric said that a plane crash has caused a power outage for parts of Orange Park.

Fire Rescue says that the aircraft hit a transmission line and caught fire which caused the outage.

According to Fire Rescue 6,000 customers lost power temporarily, but their power has been restored.

2ND UPDATE: Power has been restored to members. UPDATE: An airplane that crashed into electrical equipment this...

Posted by Clay Electric Co-op on Thursday, October 31, 2019

#ClayCoFireRescue is working a small aircraft crash approximately 1 mile into the woods off CR 218, between Green Cove...

Posted by Clay County Fire Rescue on Thursday, October 31, 2019

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