Plane Lands on Beach, Kills Man and Injures Child

Authorities say a single-engine plane piloted by an Engle­wood man plowed into a father and daugh­ter Sun­day after­noon while mak­ing an emer­gency land­ing on Caspersen Beach. The man was killed, his daughter crit­i­cally injured. The Sara­sota County Sheriff’s Office says the man and his daughter are from Georgia. The pilot of the 1972 Piper Chero­kee, Karl Koko­moor, and his pas­sen­ger, David Theen, both from Englewood, were not hurt. The National Trans­porta­tion Safety Board will investigate.

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