Plane crashes near Volusia County park, officials say

(Photo via Volusia Sheriff's Office)

A pilot is expected to be OK after a small plane crash in Volusia County Sunday morning.

Deputies said the crash happened shortly before 9:30 a.m. near Chuck Lennon Park in DeLeon Springs. 

"The pilot reported an engine failure and attempted an emergency landing in a field. During landing, a wheel broke off and the plane crashed," the sheriff's office said on Twitter.

The pilot, who was the sole occupant, was not hurt.