Small plane crashes in swampy area of Broward County

Posted at 4:56 AM, Nov 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-14 06:13:33-05

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Officials say a small plane has crashed in the Everglades.

Local news organizations report that the crash occurred Sunday afternoon near mile marker 47 on Interstate 75.

Broward Sheriff's Office Fire Rescue spokesman Mike Jachles says that the plane flipped over when its nose gear hit a swamp. He says the plane was carrying about 20 gallons of fuel.

Two passengers were aboard the plane when it crashed. They were not injured.

Additional details haven't been released.