Brevard County deputies search for airboaters reported missing

Airboat reported to be sinking in St. Johns River, deputies say

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MIMS, Fla. - Brevard County deputies are searching for boaters possibly missing after their airboat became stuck in high grass and started to sink.

Deputies said they are searching for missing people who were on airboat in the St. Johns River near State Road 46 in Mims.

The boat was reported to be taking on water just before 5 p.m. Thursday.

Brevard County sheriff's helicopter and marine boat are searching.

Check back for more details on this developing story.

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