• Plane crashes in marsh near the Dames Point Bridge in Jacksonville

    By: Aurielle Eady , Action News Jax

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    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - 8/4/19 UPDATE:

    The plane that crashed into the marsh near the Dames Point Bridge Saturday morning has been taken out of the water Sunday. 

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    A plane crashed into the marsh near the Dames Point Bridge on Saturday morning.

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    The Federal Aviation Adminstration said the Piper PA-28 landed in the marsh water around 10:13 a.m. 

    The aircraft experienced "an engine-related problem," just two miles north of the Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport that it departed from, the FAA said.   

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    The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department said the pilot of the plane was rescued by a Good Samaritan. He was the only person aboard the plane.

    There are no reported injuries and no report of a fuel spill, JFRD said in a tweet.

    Officials are investigating.

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