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Small plane crashes off South Florida coast

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Posted at 11:52 AM, Apr 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-15 11:58:09-04

A small plane with three people on board went down in the water off Haulover Beach inlet Friday, U.S. Coast Guard officials confirm.

All three people survived the crash.

The FAA says the Cessna 206 went down 23 miles east of Fort Lauderdale in the area of 108th Street and Collins Avenue around 10:30 a.m. All three people on board were pulled from the water and no injuries have been reported.

The plane departed Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport Friday morning and was on its way to the Bahamas when it went down, FAA says.

A nearby good Samaritan rescued the group and brought them onto his yacht, the "Free Spirit."

The group is headed to 1784 Southeast 15th Street in Fort Lauderdale to receive medical treatment from EMS officials at the 15th Street ramp.

No further information was immediately available.

Courtesy of our news partner at NBC Miami