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One Person Rescued from Downed Airplane South of Morgan City

The United States Coast Guard says a person was rescued after an airplane went down in Fourleague Bay, south of Morgan City, Tuesday morning.

The Coast Guard receive the report at 8:18 am of a single engine 2002 Cessna 182T airplane that crashed into the water.  An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter was dispatched to the scene, which was assisted by a St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office boat crew.

The person was hoisted from the water and transported to the Patterson airport where emergency medical services were waiting.  The person received only minor injuries.

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