MARION COUNTY, Fla. – A single-engine Searey seaplane crashed into Lake Weir in Marion County on Sunday with two occupants, according to Marion County Fire Rescue.
MCFR said that both people on board the plane survived the crash and did not have any injuries.
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The crash happened around 8:30 a.m. on Sunday and citizens nearby were able to recover the plane from the water, according to fire rescue officials.
The NTSB and FAA are investigating with Marion County Fire Rescue assisting. The EPA is also investigating due to possible environmental impact from fuel spilled into the lake, fire officials said.
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