Published: Mar 20, 2011 9:14 PM EDT
Updated: Mar 20, 2011 6:15 PM EDT

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) - The pilot of a banner plane is uninjured after crashing shortly after takeoff.

The plane departed Saturday afternoon from North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines. Kathleen Bergen, a spokeswoman with the Federal Aviation Administration, says the plane crashed into a field where planes pick up their banners.

The pilot was the sole occupant.

FAA records indicate the plane is registered to Van Wagner Aerial Media, an outdoor advertising company.

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