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Small plane makes hard landing near Lake Wohlford

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ESCONDIDO (CBS 8) - The FAA is investigating the crash Sunday of a small plane near Lake Wohlford.

The single-engine plane crash happened near the east end of the lake.

According to Cal Fire, the pilot was a man in his 50s. He was taken to Palomar Medical Center for treatment of minor back and neck injuries.

Witness Don Stevenson said he saw the tail end of the plane moving from side to side and dropping.

"Luckily he cleared the water and put it right here in the weeds," he said.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.



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