Small plane crashes into lake near airport, injuring pilot

ANDOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A small plane has crashed into a lake near a New Jersey airport, injuring the pilot, who freed himself and swam away before a police rowboat plucked him from the water.

Authorities say the pilot was alone in the single-engine plane when it went down shortly before noon Monday near the small Aeroflex-Andover Airport in Sussex County. The plane ended up in the state’s deepest natural lake, Lake Aeroflex, in Newton.

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