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Man pulls pilot to safety after plane crashes in lake

Source: Bystander Source: Bystander
COAHOMA COUNTY, (Mississippi News Now) -

According to Coahoma County Emergency Management Director Johnny Tarzi, a plane crashed into Coahoma Lake Thursday night.

An older model single-engine airplane flying over Moon Lake around 8 p.m. last night clipped a power line with one of it's wheels and the plane crashed into the water.

Boaters saw the crash and were able to rescue the pilot.

He was taken to a hospital but is expected to survive.

The FAA is investigating and the plane is expected to be pulled from the water today.

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