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Pilot escapes injury when small plane crashes in Forest Lake

January 2, 2022 GMT

FOREST LAKE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a pilot escaped injury when a small plane crashed into a swampy area northeast of Minneapolis-St. Paul.

The Forest Lake Police Department said officers were called after 3 p.m. Saturday to a crash in the city near Interstate 35.

The pilot was the lone occupant of the aircraft and was not hurt, WCCO-TV reported.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.