Plane Accident in Rubicon Bay Left Two Injured

LAKE TAHOE, CA (August 4, 2023) – Saturday morning, John Raleigh and Svetlana Raleigh pulled two men out of the water after their plane crashed into Lake Tahoe.

The incident happened on July 1st, at around 10:15 a.m., in the southwestern part of Lake Tahoe.

According to reports, the Raleighs saw a Piper PA-28 crash into the water in Rubicon Bay. They and other boaters rushed to the plane, which was nose down in the water, to aid in rescue efforts. They were able to get the two male occupants of the plane into their boat and get them onto the dock.

After they reached land, emergency crews aided the victims. Paramedics transported them to a local hospital for treatment.

It was reported that at least one of the men suffered a serious head injury.

No amount of training can prepare a pilot for all situations they may face while in the air. So, it is important to be prepared before flying a plane. Always do a preflight inspection to make sure that all systems are a go with your vessel. Also, take into consideration any weather conditions before flying. Always be aware of the potential risks and take the necessary safety precautions to prevent an accident from happening.

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