Small plane crashes in Everglades in southwest Miami-Dade County

Posted at 12:21 PM, Jul 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-06 12:21:59-04

MIAMI (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after a single engine plane that had been reported missing was found in the Florida Everglades, along with the pilot's body.

The Miami Herald reports the Cessna 152 was spotted late Wednesday in a swampy area southwest of Miami, with the pilot's body alongside the debris.

In an email, FAA spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said only the pilot was onboard.

The pilot's name was not immediately released. No further details were immediately available.