Private plane originating in Ohio crashes into vehicle on Florida highway causing massive explosion – heroic bystanders seen running TOWARD flames as cars speed past the wreckage

  • The incident occurred on I-75 in Collier County near Pine Ridge Rd.
  • Video captured by drivers shows the aftermath of the crash, revealing burning flames erupting from the plane as a brave bystander rushes towards the smoke
  • The plane, a Bombardier Challenger 600 with a capacity for up to 14 people, is believed to have lost an engine before the massive crash

A private plane crashed into a vehicle on a highway in Florida, causing a massive explosion.

Video footage captured by drivers shows the aftermath of the crash, revealing burning flames erupting from the plane as a brave bystander is seen rushing towards the smoke.

The incident occurred on I-75 in Collier County near Pine Ridge Rd.

The plane, a Bombardier Challenger 600 with a capacity for up to 14 people, reportedly lost an engine before the massive crash. The pilot radioed that both engines had failed while he was preparing for landing.

The flight was headed to Naples Airport from Ohio State, according to FlightAware data.

All southbound lanes are reportedly closed. There is a large police and emergency response.

It is unclear how many people were on board and whether there were any casualties.

The story is developing.

A private plane crashed into a vehicle on a highway in Florida, causing a massive explosion

A private plane crashed into a vehicle on a highway in Florida, causing a massive explosion

Video footage captured by drivers shows the aftermath of the crash, revealing burning flames erupting from the plane as a brave bystander is seen running towards the smoke

Video footage captured by drivers shows the aftermath of the crash, revealing burning flames erupting from the plane as a brave bystander is seen running towards the smoke

The plane, a Bombardier Challenger 600 with a capacity for up to 14 people, is believed to have lost an engine before the massive crash

The plane, a Bombardier Challenger 600 with a capacity for up to 14 people, is believed to have lost an engine before the massive crash

The flight was headed to Naples Airport from Ohio State, according to FlightAware data

The flight was headed to Naples Airport from Ohio State, according to FlightAware data

It is unclear how many people were on board or if there were any casualties

It is unclear how many people were on board and whether there were any casualties

The incident occurred on I-75 in Collier County near Pine Ridge Rd

The incident occurred on I-75 in Collier County near Pine Ridge Rd