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Glider crashes through tarp at Homestead nursery, pilot survives

A single-person glider plane made a crash landing Monday morning inside United Nursery, near Southwest 217 Avenue and Southwest 312 Street in Homestead, Tuesday.
A single-person glider plane made a crash landing Monday morning inside United Nursery, near Southwest 217 Avenue and Southwest 312 Street in Homestead, Tuesday.

A single-person glider plane made a crash landing Tuesday morning inside a nursery in deep Southwest Miami-Dade.

The pilot was checked and released, according to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.

The plane broke through the tarps at United Nursery, near Southwest 217th Avenue and 312th Street in Homestead at about 11 a.m.

It was not clear what caused the glider to go down.

Carli Teproff: 305-376-3587, @CTeproff

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