Two survive plane crash in ocean near Miami

Posted at 12:36 PM, Feb 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-02 16:27:09-05

Rescue crews are treating two people on board a small plane that crashed into the ocean near Miami.

Onlookers gathered on the beach throughout the rescue. 

According to WSVN, the plane is a Piper PA 28.

WSVN also reports the two were able to get into the water. Lifeguards quickly swam and grabbed them. One suffered a bloody nose and the other had a bandaged hand.

Miami-Dade Fire responded to the downed plane just before noon near Haulover Beach.


It's not clear how crews plan to remove the small airplane from the ocean. 


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