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No injuries as plane crashes into lake

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Aug 6, 2014 at 5:19 am

DEERWOOD, Minn. (KNSI) Two people managed to escape without injury after the ultra-light plane they were in crashed into Agate Lake in Crow Wing County.

Sheriff Todd Dahl the pilot--Richard Northburg of Deerwood--and a passenger--Justin Odle from Aitkin--were pulled from the water by citizens who witnessed the crash. 

Northburg told deputies they were flying over the lake when the engine on the ultra-light stalled, causing them to crash into the lake. 

Inspectors from the Federal Aviation Administration were contacted and are investigating the crash. 

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