Pilot crashes into Naples canal
Photo: Image by Collier County Sheriff's Office
CREATED May. 26, 2013
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A Sunday morning plane crash in Collier County sent one person to the hospital.
The pilot of the small plane, 68-year-old David Rynders of Naples, was able to get out after his plane crashed into a canal.
The Collier County Sheriff's Office says the plane experienced an oil leak, causing its engine to fail.
Deputies say the plane crashed into the water near the Fiddler's Creek Golf Course around 11 a.m.
The sheriff's office says the pilot's condition is serious, but non life-threatening.