Small Plane Goes Down Near Haulover Beach

HAULOVER BEACH- A plane has reportedly gone down near Haulover Beach.

Chopper 4 was over the scene at Haulover Cut near 108th Street and Collins Avenue.

The Piper single engine plane was seen underwater as authorities were near it.

Authorities near plane that went down near Haulover Beach on February 2, 2016.
Authorities at scene where plane went down near Haulover Beach on February 2, 2016.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials said two people were on board the plane at the time it went down. They say those two were not injured.

Rescue crews were seen checking out two people.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a statement on the incident saying in part, “A Piper PA 28 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean 8 miles east of Opalocka, FL today at 11:47 am….. The FAA will investigate and the NTSB will determine the probable cause.”

It is still unclear what caused the plane to go down or how the two passengers made it to safety.

The plane operates out of Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, according to FAA records. The registered owner is listed as Growl Inc. out of Merritt Island.