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Search for reported crashed plane turns up nothing

Photo source: Channel 3's Hudson Miller

Emergency vehicles converged on Johnson's Beach Sunday evening. An Escambia County spokesperson told Channel 3 News emergency dispatchers got a call around 5:12 p.m. about a low-flying Ultralight plane near Snug Harbor Condos, located at 10335 Gulf Beach Highway.

Maj. Andrew Hobbs, a spokesperson for the Escambia County Sheriff's Office (ECSO) said no one saw the plane go into the water, but the caller was concerned.

Crews spent about an hour searching the area. According to Hobbs, ECSO, the Coast Guard and Escambia County EMS responded to the scene.

They did not find any sign of a person or plane in trouble.

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