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Small Plane Crashes In Lake George State Forest

Date Added: February 16, 2024 3:50 am

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Pilot walks away with minor injuries

A single-engine airplane crashed early Friday in a wooded area northwest of DeLand, but the pilot was able to walk away with minor injuries.

Around 1:49 a.m. Friday, it was reported a Cessna 172 lost power and crashed in the woods off Marsh Road in the area of Lake George State Forest northwest of DeLand.

The plane was a 1967 single engine Cessna with N-Number N8257L traveling to DeLand from Slidell, Louisiana.

The pilot was alert and conscious and able to walk away from the aircraft reporting minor injuries. He indicated he was the only person on board. NTSB and FAA have been notified.

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