PALM BEACH COUNTY (CBSMiami) – One man was killed when a private plane crashed in the Everglades on Saturday.
The Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office said the site where the plane went down, about 20 miles west of Boynton Beach, was only reachable by airboat.READ MORE: Shortage Of Nurses Cited As Major Concern During Gov. Ron DeSantis' COVID Roundtable With Hospital CEOs
While officials have not released the name of the man who died, West Palm Beach affiliate WPEC has reported that Paul Soule was the only person onboard when the plane crashed.READ MORE: 'Above Average' Hurricane Season Still Forecast In NOAA Update
The plane took off from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport and was heading to the Leesburg International Airport in Central Florida when it crashed, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.MORE NEWS: Demand For Testing Explodes As Long Lines Continue At COVID Testing Sites Throughout South Florida
The PBSO, along with the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash.