Published: Oct 05, 2011 4:15 PM EDT
Updated: Oct 05, 2011 10:20 PM EDT

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office received a call at 10:51 a.m. concerning a small single engine aircraft that crashed into a fence short of the runway at Punta Gorda Airport.

The pilot was not injured when the plane came in short by Gulf Course Blvd. and Henry Street.

CC Fire was instantly on scene as their station at the airport is a few hundred feet away from the crash.

Deputies are directing traffic in the area.

Airport officials are also on scene.

No other details are available at this time.

CCSO Administration building is also a few hundred feet from the crash scene.