MIAMI (CBSMiami) – One man has been rescued after a plane he was piloting went down in the water off of Downtown Miami.READ MORE: Doral Police ID Officers Injured In Friday's Shooting
According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, a MDFR Fireboat was dispatched at approximately 11:45 a.m. and found a plane in the water off Government Cut at Port Miami.
Rescue workers found that the plane’s pilot had made it out of the aircraft and was on board of a Good Samaritan’s boat.READ MORE: Six People Hospitalized Following Boat Explosion In Dania Beach
Divers went into the water and confirmed that the pilot was the only person on the plane.
The pilot was brought onto a MDFR Fireboat and assessed for injuries.MORE NEWS: Florida Is Ditching Palm Trees To Fight Climate Crisis
Once the boat arrived to land, the pilot was transported to a nearby hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.