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One of four people in a Piper Cherokee that crashed Monday at Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg is removed from the scene. Four people from Ireland were aboard the single-engine plane that was coming from Tallahassee. Two were critically injured.SCOTT KEELER | Times

Plane narrowly misses St. Petersburg condo towers, crashes in park

ST. PETERSBURG — A group of mothers sat on the grass of Vinoy Park on Monday morning where 10 minutes later the wing of a plane would rest. A woman from North Carolina fed peanuts to squirrels about 10:30 as the plane barely missed the Vinoy condominium towers. It dropped lower and lower, until it hung even with th …