Plane’s brakes fail during landing, causes delays at St. Pete-Clearwater airport

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – Commercial flights have been delayed at St. Pete – Clearwater after the plane crashed on landing on Monday afternoon.

Petersburg fire brigade said a Cessna fighter-powered support plane crashed into the airport fence near Stoneybrook Drive and Ulmerton Road North.

According to airport officials, the pilot was in the process of landing when the plane crashed. The pilot was the only person on board and was uninjured.

The Federal Aviation Administration is on the scene conducting an investigation. The crew is working to clean up the fuel.

Once the cleanup is complete, commercial flights will resume, the airport said. For PIE flight statuses, click here.

This is an evolving story. Check back to WFLA.com for updates.

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