Video, photos and reaction: Haulover bridge plane crash and aftermath in Miami area

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A pilot tried to land a single-engine Cessna 172 plane onto a Haulover bridge after the small plane lost engine power. The Cessna, which was carrying three people en route to Key West International Airport, hit a car and burst into flames on the Herman B. Fultz Bridge over the Haulover inlet Saturday afternoon.

READ NEXT: Plane that lost power lands on Haulover Bridge and hits a car; crash shuts down areaBelow are photos, videos and social media reaction:

Miami-Dade rescue crews transport an injured patient after a plane hit the Haulover Bridge on Saturday.
Miami-Dade rescue crews transport an injured patient after a plane hit the Haulover Bridge on Saturday.
A scene of a small plain crash on the Herman B. Fultz Bridge over the Haulover inlet, Saturday, May 14, 2022.
A scene of a small plain crash on the Herman B. Fultz Bridge over the Haulover inlet, Saturday, May 14, 2022.
A U.S. Coast Guard plane circles an area around a Haulover bridge where a small plane crashed Saturday, May 14, 2022.
A U.S. Coast Guard plane circles an area around a Haulover bridge where a small plane crashed Saturday, May 14, 2022.

Social media reaction

A bike rider, @ChadBlue83, offered perspectives moments after the plane crashed into the Haulover Inlet Bridge.

Drone footage taken by @BoatZoneUS shows smoke and flames billowing from the aircraft.

Footage taken by @lexSayzzz from a nearby balcony shows the plane and a maroon SUV with extensive damage on the bridge near the Cessna.

Mike Hawk @finx159 captured imagery close to the plane on the bridge and shared to Twitter.

Traffic jam

Traffic was at a standstill at several locations along Collins Avenue and nearby neighborhoods.

Traffic backed up heading north on Collins Avenue and 96th Street on May 14, 2022.
Traffic backed up heading north on Collins Avenue and 96th Street on May 14, 2022.
A line of cars stretches from Surfside to the Broad Causeway Saturday afternoon, May 14, 2022, after a plane crash landed atop a Haulover bridge.
A line of cars stretches from Surfside to the Broad Causeway Saturday afternoon, May 14, 2022, after a plane crash landed atop a Haulover bridge.

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