Small plane crashes into Florida home

Small plane crashes into Florida home Washington - A small plane plunged into a home in Florida on Friday shortly after taking off from a nearby airport.

The twin engine Cessna crashed in Oakland Park after taking office from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, a police spokeswoman said. There was no preliminary information about fatalities.

"We are waiting to hear word of possible injuries or possible casualties," Veda Coleman Wright, a spokeswoman for the Broward Sheriff's Office, said.

Firefighters were on the scene dousing flames in the gaping hole the plane left in the house. (dpa)