PALATKA, Fla. - Civilians rescued a from the St. Johns River after a small, seaplane crashed in Palatka on Friday, according to officials with the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.
Authorities said the crash went down in the river in the the Bostwick area near Seminole Electric, according to Putnam media.
The Putnam County Sheriff's Office, the Palatka Fire Department, the Florida Highway Patrol and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission responded to the scene.
The city and the surrounding area has recently had several plane crashes. Authorities are expected to release more information.
#ANJaxBreaking @PutnamCountySO confirms there's been a crash involving a sea plane. Witnesses were able to get passengers out of the water. I'm on my way to the scene now in the Palatka area @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews pic.twitter.com/2GqVWO1KyM— Lorena Inclán (@LorenaANjax) April 6, 2018
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