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Small plane makes emergency landing on Miami-Dade highway

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A small plane made an emergency landing Tuesday afternoon in Northwest Miami-Dade near the Broward line.

The Piper PA28 “experienced an engine-related problem” and was forced to land just before 11:30 a.m. on U.S. 27 near Honey Hill Road in Miramar, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

There were no reported injuries, said Helen Avendano, a spokeswoman for Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.

Two people were on board, but no one was injured, the FAA said. The plane is registered Terry Cress of Hollywood, records show.

Emergency crews from Miami-Dade and Pembroke Pines responded to the scene.

The FAA will investigate.

Miami Herald reporter Carli Teproff contributed to this report.
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