Plane crashes into Lake Goodwin

Jan 27, 2014

At 4:21 p.m. Sunday, calls were made to 911 reporting a plane crash in Lake Goodwin, which is located south of Stanwood.

According to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Department, reports indicated two people were onboard. Both people were in the water a short period of time before being picked up by a resident and taken to shore.

Both people were checked by medical personnel from Marysville Fire Department and found to be shaken up, cold, and wet but no injuries. The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Marine Services Unit is working with the FAA, Washington Department of Ecology, and Washington Fish and Wildlife to investigate the cause and mitigate any potential environment issues.

Sheriff's spokesperson R.C. Rochon said the pilot was a 51-year-old male from the Seattle area. No names or personal information would be released until the pilot has been able to speak with his family and investigators, Rochon said.

The aircraft involved was described as a “2007 Searey” floatplane with a boat hull.

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