Small plane crashes 6 miles from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport

A small plane crashed Thursday night near Coral Springs, the Federal Aviation Administration reported.  

The pilot of the Cessna 152 aircraft said she was in the air with a student when the plane began to lose power. They tried to get back to Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport when the power cut out completely. 

"I was pretty much in control of the airplane and then at the last minute I could just hear my student freaking out," the pilot said. 

That's when they landed on a levee about 6 miles northwest of Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, the FAA said. The plane  then skidded and flipped over into the Everglades. 

No one on board was injured. 

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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