1 Dead After Plane Goes Down in Lake Okeechobee: Reports

Monday, Sep 30, 2013  |  Updated 11:33 AM EDT
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1 Dead in Lake Okeechobee Plane Crash

Anita Revell, Linda Okroley

Rescue crews respond after a plane went down in Lake Okeechobee.

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One person is dead after an amateur experimental aircraft went down on Lake Okeechobee Saturday morning, reported NBC affiliate WPTV.

The incident happened just after 8 a.m. near the Pahokee Marina, the station reported.

Only one person was on the plane when it went down, Captain Albert Borroto with Palm Beach County Fire Rescue told WPTV.

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