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1 rescued, 2 missing after plane crash in New Orleans

Authorities say a woman has been rescued and two men remain missing after a small plane crashed into a lake near a New Orleans airport.

New Orleans Police Department spokeswoman said in a statement that the department officials responded on Saturday to a report that a Cessna aircraft carrying three people had crashed into Lake Ponchatrain near New Orleans Lakefront Airport. The airport is located about 10 miles northeast of downtown New Orleans, Louisiana.

Massey says one female passenger was picked up by a private yacht and transported to Ochsner Hospital.
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