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Pilot involved in plane crash at Lake O' the Pines found, FAA investigating crash

MARION COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

A plane crash at Lake O' the Pines is currently under investigation by the FAA.

The plane crashed into the middle of the lake Sunday evening near the Johnson Creek Mariana off of FM 729.

The pilot of the plane, who has not been identified, was able to escape from the plane before it sank. He was then rescued by first responders and transported to a local hospital. His injuries are not yet known.

The plane is a Piper PA-28RT-201 registered to Airlease Nevada LLC in Carson City, Nevada. Officials have laid out buoys near the submerged plane.

The FAA says they will continue their investigation Monday morning.

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