SAN ANTONIO (CBSDFW.COM/CNN) – Frightening moments after a pilot had to ditch a plane in the middle of a Texas lake.
The small plane made the emergency landing after appearing to lose power.READ MORE: Dallas' Parkland Hospital Reduces Visiting Hours Because Of Rise In COVID Cases
First responders say the single-engine Cessna is now submerged in 15 to 18 feet of water in Canyon Lake, about 45 miles northeast of San Antonio.
A pilot and a passenger, flying from Midland to New Braunfels Regional Airport, were on board the plane. Both were able to safely swim to shore and were treated for non-life threatening injuries.READ MORE: Despite Relatively High Vaccination Rate, Health Workers In Austin Still Fighting To Get Shots In Arms
The Federal Aviation Administration, along with the Texas Department of Public Safety and Texas Parks and Wildlife, is investigating.
It’s unclear when the plane will be removed from the lake.MORE NEWS: WATCH: Texas Senate & House Republican Caucuses Hold Joint News Conference
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