Famous aviator and flight instructor Patty Wagstaff tweeted that her plane experienced a mechanical problem Wednesday, causing the plane to skid and flip on the runway.Explore>> Read more trending newsAccording to Wagstaff's website, today is her 68th birthday. We had a mechanical problem in our V Tail Bonanza after landing a St Augustine this evening. People have been asking and I wanted to let everyone know that my passenger (one of our instructors) are doing fine. — Patty Wagstaff (@pattyaerobatics) September 11, 2019 The Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that the plane, which skidded off the runway at Northeast Florida Regional Airport, was Wagstaff. #NEW: We’re getting a better look at the plane that crashed into marsh at St. Augustine airport today. @ActionNewsJax pic.twitter.com/0UwzRU1QbY — Ryan Nelson (@RyanANJax) September 11, 2019 The report did not say what caused the plane to crash, but said Wagstaff suffered minor injuries and her passenger was not injured.