Seaplane Crash Injures 2 Near Lake Idamere

Friday, April 11, 2014
By George Hatcher

A seaplane crash near Lake Idamere Park, outside of Tavares city in Florida injured the pilot and the only passenger on board.

The incident took place just before 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 10. According to the Tavares city officials, the pilot was attempting to land the plane on Lake Idamere but miscalculated the distance and landed it in a wooded region near the lake park’s parking lot located on County road 448.

The pilot suffered from a back injury while the passenger was shifted to Florida Hospital Waterman with minor injuries.

According to the official website of the Federal Aviation Administration, the crashed plane was registered to Coastal Alliance Inc. of Ventura, CA and was manufactured by Progressive Aerod.

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