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Pilot killed in experimental plane crash in Lake County

Deputies say victim was only person aboard aircraft

A pilot dies in a plane crash in Lake County.
A pilot dies in a plane crash in Lake County.

UMATILLA, Fla. – A pilot was killed Thursday when an experimental plane crashed in Lake County, deputies said.

The fatal crash was reported at 11:21 a.m. at 38335 N. County Road 44A in Umatilla.

Deputies said Friday that the pilot was James Pensinger, 73, of Apopka. No one else was on the aircraft.

The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate the crash.

No other details have been released.

 


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