Kansas men survive plane crash in Florida

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OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – A plane carrying two Kansas men went down Sunday morning while trying to land at the Destin Airport.

Deputies were called to a home on Planet Drive in Destin.

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s officials say the small plane reportedly had engine problems. They say it hit a tree and became wedged.

Officials say Jason Dougherty, 47, and Caleb Dougherty, 22, their dog walked away unharmed. They say the father and son, from Kansas, were flying into the Destin area for vacation.

Officials say the plane just missed a home.

Both the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are handling the investigation.

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