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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Florida

A small plane made an emergency landing in Everglades in western Broward County, Florida, on March 16th.

Authorities said the plane was carrying two people when it landed on a levee near Sawgrass Recreational Park, east of U.S. 27 and north of Interstate 75.

Both occupants of the plane remained uninjured.

The cause of emergency landing is being investigated.

Small Plane Crash-Lands in Florida Everglades; 2 Injured

A Lancair LNC 4 aircraft crash-landed onto a levee in the Everglades, near Broward-Palm Beach county line, Florida, on August 30.

The four-seater aircraft, which took off from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport and was heading to Lynchburg, Virginia, crash-landed due to engine failure. Authorities said the aircraft cartwheeled and burst into flames upon landing.

There were 2 people aboard the plane, including the 52-year-old pilot Ken McKenzie and his 50-year-old wife Sonia. Both of them sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities said the pilot had reported low oil pressure shortly after the plane departed from Fort Lauderdale airport.

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