RINDGE, NH (CBS) – A small plane flipped over while landing on Lake Monomonac in Rindge, New Hampshire on Tuesday night.
Two men on board, a 57-year-old and a 22-year-old, suffered only minor injuries.READ MORE: Massachusetts Considers Letting Electric Bikes In Bike Lanes
The Morlock family, who lives on the lake, came outside to watch the plane land on the water.
Thirteen-year-old Wolfgang Morlock and his brother and sister saw the plane hit the water with its wheels hanging down below the pontoons. “It hit the water and the landing gears got caught and it flew up, it got whip-lashed up and it flipped over,” Wolfgang told WBZ.READ MORE: Ames Nowell State Park In Abington Closes As Search For Missing Elijah Lewis Continues
A nearby boat rushed to the plane to help get the men out of the water.
When the plane flipped, 40 gallons of fuel spilled into the lake. Booms were placed around the aircraft to contain the spill. The plane will be removed from the lake on Wednesday.MORE NEWS: Early Voting Begins In Boston For Mayoral Election
The FAA says it will investigate what caused the Siai-Marchetti SM 1019 Experimental Amphibian aircraft to crash.