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Small Plane Crashes Off Star Island: Miami-Dade Fire Rescue

A small plane went down in the area of Star Island in Miami Saturday afternoon.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials said the plane crashed into the waters off Star Island around 2:45 p.m. The pilot was able to escape before the plane sunk and was pulled onto a fire boat.

The U.S. Coast Guard is also investigating. It is not yet known what caused the plane to crash.

The pilot is reportedly in good condition and did not suffer any injuries.

"I'm good, safe," the pilot told NBC 6. "No one got hurt. That's the important part."

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