Single-Engine Plane Crashes Into Lake in NY's Orange County: FAA

Only the pilot was on board at the time, the FAA said; he was said to be conscious when police arrived at the scene and was taken to a hospital

A single-engine plane crashed into a lake in New York's Orange County Wednesday, the FAA confirmed.

The agency says only the pilot was onboard the Mooney M20 at the time of the crash, which happened near the intersection of State School Road and Kings Highway in Warwick around 12:15 p.m.

Local police officials said the pilot was conscious when they arrived at the scene. He was taken to a hospital. No further details on his condition were immediately available.

The FAA says it and the NTSB will investigate.

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