Small Plane Makes Hard Landing in Big Bear

By Monica Garske
|  Sunday, Apr 7, 2013  |  Updated 5:31 PM PDT
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Small Plane Makes Hard Landing in Big Bear

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A small airplane carrying four people made a hard landing in Big Bear Lake Sunday, the Federal Aviation Administration confirmed.

FAA officials say the Beech A36 plane lost engine power and was forced to make a hard landing in some shallow water in Big Bear Lake at around 10:40 a.m.

The plane landed upside down and was severely damaged. All four occupants made it out of the aircraft safely, sustaining minor injuries, authorities said. Their names were not released.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are investigating the incident.

According to FAA registry records, the aircraft is registered to Diehl Group Architects, Inc., out of Encinitas.

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