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.

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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.

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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.

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