Sheriff's Deputies Use Drone to Locate Downed Plane in Florida

A small plane crashed in Big Cypress National Reserve in Florida, on the morning of Tuesday, June 8.

Deputies from the Collier County Sheriff’s Office located the downed single-engine plane using a drone. Several other agencies responded to assist including the National Park Service and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.

According to the Sheriff’s office, the craft had two people aboard and neither the pilot nor the passenger were injured. Both of the subjects were airlifted out of the preserve after being found. Credit: Collier County Sheriff’s Office via Storyful

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