HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — A small plane crashed into the Hillsborough Bay near Davis Islands Monday morning.
The Tampa Police Department said the plane crashed in the water shortly after 10 a.m. near the Peter O. Knight Airport.
The pilot and passenger of the plane were able to safely get out, according to TPD.
Our aviation pilots captured the moment two people were rescued after their plane went in the water this morning near Peter O. Knight Airport. Tampa police responded to Davis Island at 10:11 a.m. The two were flying from Gainesville to Tampa when they experienced engine trouble. pic.twitter.com/a2BIHCyASV— TampaPD (@TampaPD) November 15, 2021
Action Air 1 flew over the scene where the plane could be seen fully submerged underwater.