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Another lake landing in Douglas County

Landing on lakes seems to be trending in Alexandria.

Around 3:30 p.m. this afternoon a small airplane touched down on Lake Geneva. The pilot was able to get the craft back in the air within 20 minutes of landing.

Douglas County Judge David Battey reported the incident to law enforcement who were able to get a visual on the green and white plane from the Geneva Golf Club. The plane is registered to Jeffery Goldberg of Alexandria.

Less than one month ago, on March 29, a family of four escaped a crash landing on Lake Latoka.

Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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