An aircraft carrying Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was forced to make an emergency landing in St. Petersburg.
A plane carrying Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was forced to make an emergency landing in St. Petersburg Friday afternoon, according to the governor's spokesman.
DeSantis was en route to the Broward County Sheriff's Office, where he was scheduled to hold a 3 p.m. press conference to announce the suspension of Sheriff Scott Israel, who is under fire over his agency's handling of the Florida school shooting massacre.
Attorney General Ashley Moody, Shane Strum, DeSantis' chief of staff and three other members of his executive staff were also on the plane.