Plane crashes in Tavares while trying to land on lake, police say

By Michelle Dendy - Web Editor
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TAVARES, Fla. - Tavares police are investigating a plane crash on Thursday afternoon after the pilot miscalculated the distance to land on a lake.

Police said the pilot attempted to land a SeaRey plane on Lake Idamere but miscalculated the distance and landed in the shrubs in the shoreline of the lake.

The pilot complained of a back injury and was taken to a hospital, according to police.

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