Pilot Escapes Injury When Small Plane Crashes In Forest Lake

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. WCCO-TV reports that the pilot was the lone occupant of the aircraft and was not hurt.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.