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1 dead in crash at St. Pete-Clearwater airport

Posted: 5:14 PM, Sep 30, 2015
Updated: 2015-09-30 21:14:21Z
A pilot was killed Wednesday after his plane crashed at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport.
 
The crash occurred about 11:45 a.m.  as the twin-engine Comanche aircraft veered from a runway while practicing landing and takeoff, according to the airport. It crashed into grass just off the runway.
 
The pilot was the only person on board at the time.