Small plane crashes in Everglades, 1 injured, officials say

WESTON, Fla. (AP) – Fire rescue officials say a small plane has crashed in the Florida Everglades, and one person is injured.

Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue spokesman Mike Jachles says the multi-passenger plane crashed around 12:30 p.m. Monday in southwest Broward County, west of Fort Lauderdale.

Jachles says a news helicopter landed nearby and the crew assisted the injured person. The person was being airlifted to a hospital in Broward County as a trauma alert.

There was no word on what caused the crash or whether other people were on board.

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