BOYNTON BEACH (CBSMiami) – Federal investigators are looking into a small plane crash in the Everglades in which two people died over the weekend.
The single engine Cirrus SR-22 went down in the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge west of Boynton Beach on Sunday around 6 p.m., according to the Sun-Sentinel. A pilot saw the plane go down and contacted an FAA tower in West Palm Beach.READ MORE: Florida Records Highest One-Day Total Of COVID Cases With 21,000
Searchers using a helicopter and airboats found the wreckage about 12 miles southwest of the Palm Beach International Airport.READ MORE: Hundreds Attend 'Down With The Chains' Rally At Bayfront Park For Freedom For Cuba, Venezuela & Nicaragua
According to federal aviation records, the plane was from Orlando and registered to Mann Aviation which is in Geneva, Florida – about 25 miles northeast of Orlando.
Federal, state and local authorities worked together Monday to recover the plane’s wreckage the bodies of the two people who died.MORE NEWS: Royal Caribbean Expands COVID Testing Requirements
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