2 uninjured after small plane makes forced landing near Alligator Alley


Two people appear to be OK after a small plane made a forced landing in the Everglades.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units responded to a call referencing a plane down about two miles south of Alligator Alley at Mile Marker 55 at approximately 10:54 a.m., Tuesday.

The Greater Naples Fire District and Collier County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the scene.

Two people were on board the Piper PA-32 that took off from Tamiami Executive Airport. A drone from the Collier County Sheriff’s Office spotted the aircraft.

No injuries were reported.

7SkyForce hovered over the scene where one of the passengers could be seen being hoisted into a MDFR helicopter.

The Federal Aviation Administration will now investigate.

The plane is registered to a Miami man.

Please check back on WSVN.com and 7News for more details on this developing story.


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