1 killed in plane crash off South Florida Keys

Published On: Aug 06 2014 11:01:39 AM EDT   Updated On: Jul 20 2014 06:10:00 PM EDT

Police confirm that at least one person is dead after a small-engine plane crashes near Elliot Key Sunday.


Authorities say one person died after a Cessna 172 plane crashed off Elliott Key around 3:25 p.m. Sunday.

Police say there's an active search involving divers and helicopters for any other possible victims.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials say they do not know how many people were on board, but the plane has four seats. 

Authorities are investigating what may have caused the crash.

No further details were released.


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