Broward County

Small jet makes emergency landing in the Everglades in Broward

The jet made an emergency landing near Sawgrass Recreation Park on Wednesday.
The jet made an emergency landing near Sawgrass Recreation Park on Wednesday. Twitter

A small jet with two people on board made an emergency landing Wednesday night in the Everglades near Sawgrass Recreation Park, according to Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue.

The jet landed on a levee in the park, which is east of U.S. 27 and north of Interstate 75. Mike Jachles, a spokesman for fire rescue said in a tweet that an airboat was used to reach the plane's occupants.

No one was injured, he said.

It was not clear Wednesday night what caused the jet to land in the Everglades.

Carli Teproff: 305-376-3587, @CTeproff

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