LAND O' LAKES, Fla. - The Pasco County Sheriff's Office is investigating a small plane crash in Land O' Lakes.
Emergency dispatchers received the call around 3 a.m. Saturday near the vicinity of Lake Irene Drive and Bexley Road.
According to officials, there is one confirmed death - 48-year-old Andreas Wendel, a Swiss citizen and a pilot for Edelweiss Air from Bassersdorf, Switzerland. He had no relatives in the U.S., but his next-of-kin in Switzerland has been notified.
The plane involved was a Cessna 172 - a four-seat, single-engine aircraft.
At this time, the Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.
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