TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Two people escaped injury when a small plane crashed into the Florida Everglades Monday afternoon.
According to NBC affiliate WTVJ, the plane went down in a grassy area about 10 miles west of Miami-Opa-locka Executive Airport before it flipped upside down.
Miami-Dade Police said the plane was spotted around 1:30 p.m. by an aviation unit conducting an aerial patrol in the area.
The plane’s two occupants weren’t injured during the crash and were ultimately rescued from the scene, officials added. It was not immediately clear why the aircraft went down.
The plane appears to bear resemblance to the Soviet mass-produced single-engine biplane, the Antonov AN-2.
In late October, a Cuban national landed an airplane of similar appearance in a South Florida airport after flying roughly 270 miles from the Cuban municipality to Miami. One person in that incident was taken in for questioning.
Additional information on Monday’s incident was not immediately available.
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