A two-seater plane containing one person went down in Lady Bird Lake, according to Austin-Travis County EMS. The person was transported to Dell Seton Medical Center with “potentially serious injuries,” ATCEMS says.
FINAL plane crash Lady Bird Lake (14:02) Small plane with 1 occupant crashed west of I35 bridge into lake. 1 adult patient transported to Dell with potentially serious injuries. EMSPIO on scene.
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) June 16, 2022
KXAN reported that paddle-boarders rescued the pilot after the crash, which occurred Thursday afternoon just after 2 p.m. near I-35. That information, according to the network, came from Austin PD.