Two men escape injury when aircraft crashes in Crow Wing County
The pilot, Richard Northburg, of Deerwood, and passenger, Justin Odle, of Aitkin, were not injured. Northburg reported to deputies that they were flying over Agate Lake when the engine on the aircraft stalled causing them to land in the lake.
Inspectors from the Federal Aviation Administration were contacted and are investigating the crash reported at 7:30 p.m.
The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Deerwood Police Department.