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Pontoon plane crashes while landing on Va. lake

Wednesday - 6/5/2013, 7:20am  ET

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) -- Authorities are investigating the crash of a pontoon plane that overturned as it was landing on Lake Chesdin.

Virginia State Police Sgt. Thomas J. Molnar says the pilot, 53-year-old Frank Isbell of Chesterfield, and a passenger weren't injured.

The passenger was identified only as a 51-year-old man.

Molnar says the pilot didn't put the plane's wheels up before it touched down on the water.

The Smith Cub fixed single engine plane crashed around 5:20 p.m. Tuesday.

Molnar says no fuel leaked from the plane.


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