Pilot rescued after plane crashes into water during takeoff in Clear Lake, police say

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Pilot of float plane rescued after crash in Clear Lake
The pilot of a float plane was rescued after his aircraft crashed in Clear Lake.

LEAGUE CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- An investigation is underway after a plane went down and into water in Clear Lake.

According to authorities, it happened around 5:29 p.m. on Monday.

A Pontoon plane was taking off but it went underwater, police said.

The pilot of the plane was able to climb out and was rescued by a boat. There were no other passengers on the plane, according to authorities.

At this time, the cause of the crash is not known.

This is a developing story. All updates can be found in this post.