MIAMI — Authorities say a plane with four people aboard has crashed in the Florida Everglades, with rescue teams finding no survivors.
A news release from the Broward County Sheriff’s office says the small, twin-engine plane crashed near the Broward/Palm Beach County line northwest of Miami about 6 p.m. Sunday. The release says rescue teams used airboats to search the marshy waters.
Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Arlene Salac says the plane left Gainesville, Fla., and was headed to an executive airport in Fort Lauderdale. She says the pilot did radio that he was have problems with the Piper PA-32. It is registered to Bull Gator Air Inc., in Sea Ranch Lakes, Fla.
A spokesperson for the sheriff’s department was not immediately available to give more details.