Two people were rescued by the Coast Guard after a plane crash near Yankeetown in Levy County on Wednesday.
The plane carrying the pilot, a 19-year-old man from Longwood, and an 18-year-old Cape Coral female passenger went down in the Gulf of Mexico around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to Bay News 9.
They were flying from Cedar Key to the Orlando Sanford International Airport when they crashed, according to Bay News 9.
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The Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg was notified that a single-engine plane had crashed near the end of a boat ramp on County Road 40 by Levy County dispatchers, Bay News 9 reported.
Crews arrived around 9:20 p.m, when two people were found on top of the plane, which was in the water, according to Bay News 9.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.