by: WKRG Staff


UPDATE (12:15 p.m.) – The following is information from the Federal Aviation Administration:

A single-engine Buccaneer II experimental aircraft landed on the beach in Mobile, Ala., at 10:40 a.m. CDT today. The pilot was the only person aboard. He reported no injuries to the Federal Aviation Administration, which is investigating the incident.

UPDATE (11:50 a.m.) —

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – A small aircraft has crashed on Bellingrath Road at the AL 188 Bridge (Fowl River Bridge) Friday morning. The Mobile County Sheriff’s office reports the pilot of the plane took out a few power lines but is okay.

We are told the FAA is investigating the crash.

The Coast Guard also confirmed the plane crash, but are not involved as it is not currently a search and rescue.

(ORIGINAL STORY) – Mobile Traffic reports a small aircraft has crashed on Bellingrath Road.

The report says the aircraft struck the AL 188 bridge over West Fowl River.

They confirm the pilot made it out of the aircraft.

Mobile County Sheriff’s Office is already on scene and News 5 is en route.