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Plane crashes in Snohomish lake, 2 aboard OK

EVERETT, Wash. - Authorities say a plane crashed in a Snohomish County lake and the two people aboard have been left cold and shaken up but otherwise OK.

The Sheriff's Office says witnesses reported the crash around 4:30 p.m. Sunday in Lake Goodwin, about 10 miles north of Everett.

The two occupants were in the water a short period of time before being picked up by a resident and taken to shore.

The office says the pilot is 51, but did not provide any other identifying details.

It says the aircraft involved is a float plane with a boat hull.

Authorities say any potential environmental issues related to the crash are under investigation.

There was no immediate word on what caused the crash.


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