(Miami Herald) A manhunt and homicide investigation continued Thursday afternoon after a pilot reported that a passenger fell from a small plane flying over the Atlantic east of Key Biscayne.
The investigation began about 1:30 p.m. after a pilot who’d taken off from Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport in a Piper PA 46 issued an emergency radio call, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
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"Mayday! Mayday! Mayday! I have a door ajar and I’m heading toward Tamiami," the pilot calmly said. "I have a door ajar and a passenger that fell down. I’m six miles from Tamiami."