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Biker crashes motorcycle into plane on Key West runway

This is hardly the way to start a new year: A Key West man crashed a motorcycle into a plane on a runway at Key West International Airport early Friday, the Florida Highway Patrol says.

Troopers say about 1:35 a.m., Fred Cabanas Jr., 28, was riding an Indian Scout on the runway when he lost control and struck a parked C560, a small jet. He was taken to Lower Keys Medical Center and ticketed for careless driving.

Cabanas is the son of the late Fred Cabanas, a Key West stunt pilot who died in a plane crash in 2013 near Cozumel, Mexico. A passenger also died.

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