MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Five people, on a plane that went down southeast of the Bahamas, were found okay, floating on a raft late Monday night.READ MORE: 2 Doral Police Officers Injured In Shooting Near Miami-Dade Police Headquarters; Suspect Killed ID'd By Police
All five people are said to be doing okay after being rescued Monday.
At approximately 7:30 PM, air traffic controllers in Nassau contacted the Coast Guard about a downed single engine Cessna aircraft with five people aboard.
A helicopter crew launched to help search for the plane and passengers.READ MORE: Shot Doral Police Officer In Serious But Stable Condition, Second Officer Recovering
The aircraft was reported to have taken off from Crooked Islands, Bahamas, en route to Nassau.
Around 10:20 PM, Coast Guard received a report that air crews had located five people floating on a life raft approximately nine nautical miles southeast of Nassau.
All five people were transported back to the Bahamas.MORE NEWS: South Florida PBA Union President Steadman Stahl On Stress Of Being A Police Officer
There were no reported injuries.