Small plane crashes in South Florida swampland

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FLORIDA CITY, Fla. (AP) – Authorities in South Florida are trying to reach the location of a small plane that crashed in Broward County.

The plane and its pilot were reported missing at 12:19 a.m. Monday. The pilot’s name was not released. The aircraft was described as a RV-7 experimental airplane.

In a statement, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office says the plane was spotted in a “swampland” outside Coral Springs. Rescue crews could not get to the area due to the terrain. The Florida Civil Air Patrol is also assisting law enforcement authorities.

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