3 Hurt in Seaplane Accident near Aviation Fly-In

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OSHKOSH, Wis. (WLUK) – A seaplane hit a wave upon takeoff before it crashed into Lake Winnebago Thursday night, according to a spokesman for the Experimnetal Aircraft Association.

Dick Knapinski of EAA says two people remain in critical condition and a third received minor injuries. All three are from Minnesota.

Photo: Lynn Murray via Fox 11 WLUK

The plane was taking off from the seaplane base at EAA, which is holding its annual AirVenture fly-in convention this week in Oshkosh.

Lynn Murray was on Lake Winnebago at the time of the crash and sent these photos:

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash.

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