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Ft Lauderdale, FL – Two Die in Plane Crash on I-75 Near Naples

Ft Lauderdale, FL - Two Die in Plane Crash on I-75 Near Naples

Fort Lauderdale, FL (February 9, 2024) – A two-engine business jet carrying five people from Naples to Fort Lauderdale crashed while trying to make a forced landing on I-75 Friday afternoon, authorities say. The plane, a 2004 Challenger 604 registered to a charter company in Fort Lauderdale, touched down around 3:15 p.m. near the Pine Ridge Road exit, just north of the start of Alligator Alley.

According to eyewitnesses, the plane hit a vehicle on the highway, veered off the road, and hit a wall, bursting into flames. The FAA confirms five people were on board the plane, but firefighters have confirmed that only three managed to escape the plane before it caught fire. The Collier County Sheriff’s Office confirmed two deaths, though the National Transportation Safety Board will be in charge of the investigation.

Our deepest condolences are with the families of the deceased victims.

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