MIAMI (WSVN) - Authorities responded to an incident involving a seaplane near PortMiami.

The incident occurred at around 1:45 p.m., Friday, and it reportedly involved a total of seven passengers on board the seaplane.

According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, all passengers have been successfully evacuated from the aircraft and no injuries have been reported.

7Skyforce hovered over the scene, where the seaplane could be seen in the water flipped on its side.

“You can see is it on its one side there, one pontoon visible, one underwater, along with what would be the right wing there,” said 7News Ralph Rayburn.

According to FlightAware, the plane is a Cessna 208 with the tail number N85WL, and it departed from Palm Beach International Airport at 1:04 p.m.

A witness who spoke to 7News said he saw the plane coming down.

“We just saw it come down, we didn’t see it land. Not actually, to this moment, not really sure what happened,” said Santi.

7News spoke to four people that were onboard the seaplane.

“Is everyone OK?” the reporter asked.

“Yeah, thanks for asking,” said one of the people.

“What, how did that happen?” the reporter said.

“Just a, uh, yeah yeah,” said the person.

“How many people were on the plane? It seats like nine people, right?” asked the reporter.

The person turned around and did not want to talk after he saw the reporter’s camera.

Another man, that was seen standing next to the plane, told 7News that “everyone is OK.”

The seaplane was towed by Sea Tow back to the Miami seaplane base on the MacArthur Causeway where it remains.

It is unclear why the plane went down.

The National Transportation Safety Board said they are aware of the situation and are gathering information.

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