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Float plane flips while landing on Lake Lizzie

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A Fargo man trying to land a float plane on an Otter Tail County, Minn., lake on Friday ended up flipping the craft on its top after its landing gear caught the water, the sheriff's office said in a report.

The pilot, Richard Springer, 52, 7317 40th Ave. N., Fargo, had taken off from the Pelican Rapids, Minn., airport about 10:30 a.m., the report said.

The passengers on the plane were identified as his wife, Terryl, 53, and a female child, the report said.

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