KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say the pilot of an ultralight seaplane that crashed into a Kenosha County lake swam to shore and hitched a ride home to Antioch, Illinois because he didn’t think the crash was a big deal.
Sheriff’s officials say a woman walking her dog saw the wreckage and called authorities.READ MORE: Closing Arguments Begin In Jussie Smollett's Trial For Allegedly Staging Phony Hate Crime; 'We Have Proven This By Overwhelming Evidence'
Fire and rescue units from Salem Lakes, Bristol and Somers, along with the county dive team, responded to Camp Lake to look for a possible victim.READ MORE: 71-Year-Old Man Shot Multiple Times, Killed While Heading To Store To Buy Newspaper In Chinatown
After finding no one, Sheriff David Beth says they were able to contact the man several hours later after finding phone numbers in the plane.
Beth says other than being cold and wet the man said he was not injured.MORE NEWS: 16-Year-Old Charged In 2 Chatham Carjackings
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