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This floatplane was damaged Monday night after dropping into Petit Lake in Hubbard County. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Floatplane crash lands in Hubbard County lake; no injuries

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A floatplane with mechanical problems dropped into Petit Lake Monday evening.

The pilot swam away from the crash, which heavily damaged the plane.


He was identified as 70-year-old Lawrence Larson of Fargo, who has a seasonal cabin in the region.The plane was a home built model constructed from a "Fox Kit Float Plane."

"All we know is he was having mechanical problems," Sheriff Frank Homer said. "There were no apparent injuries."

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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