Plane Crashes in Reservoir

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Vermont state police say a Pittsford pilot and his passenger were uninjured after their seaplane crashed and overturned in Chittenden Reservoir.

Police say the accident occurred Sunday just before noon.

Authorities say the pilot , 72-year-old James Booth, and his passenger, 69-year-old Cindy Steinmann, were not injured in the crash.

Police say they are working to remove the plane - which was floating upside down - as safely and quickly as possible.

Troopers say they are working with Federal Aviation Administration inspectors to determine the cause of the crash.

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