Two people rescued after plane crashes into Lake Weir

A plane with 2 people inside, crashed into Lake Weir in Marion County.
Published: Nov. 6, 2022 at 11:58 PM EST
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OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) - Investigators are trying to figure out what caused a plane to crash into a Marion County lake on Sunday morning.

Marion County Sheriff’s deputies say a single-engine plane crashed into Lake Weir around 8 a.m. Rescue crews pulled two people from the water who were not hurt.

The National Transportation Safety Board and FAA are investigating the crash.

MCSO officials say the Environmental Protection Agency has also been called in because of concerns that fuel may have leaked into the lake.

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