Pilot makes crash landing into Lake Pleasant - Fox 2 News Headlines

Pilot makes crash landing into Lake Pleasant

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PEORIA, Ariz. -

A pilot is recovering after accidentally crashing his plane into Lake Pleasant.

The home built experimental plane crashed around 4 p.m. Thursday. The pilot was the only person on board.

He suffered some minor injuries but will be okay.

The pilot's family contacted people when he didn't return home. He was rescued about 4 hours after the crash when search teams spotted a campfire the pilot had lit.

The FAA is investigating.

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