Two Injured After Small Plane Crashes in North Broward: Officials

Authorities are investigating after a small plane crashed in northwest Broward County Sunday morning, injuring two people on-board.

The accident happened near the Florida Everglades, north of the Sawgrass Expressway near the border of Palm Beach county.

According to Broward Sheriff's Office Fire Rescue. Kenneth McKenzie, 52, and Sonia McKenzie, 50, took off from the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport. Soon after takeoff, they noticed a drop in oil and the engine died. They crashed in the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, just west of the end of Loxahatchee Road in the Parkland area.

Fire Rescue officials said Kenneth McKenzie was airlifted to Broward Health North Medical Center, and then taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Burn Center with severe burns. Sonia McKenzie was transported by ground to Broward Health North.

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