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Sheriff: Pilot ok after crashing plane into river in E. Dubuque

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EAST DUBUQUE, Ill. (KWWL) -

UPDATE: The Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office says 45-year-old Timothy Petitgout, of East Dubuque, was injured.

Authorities say an unknown issue during take off caused the plane to dip and crash into the water.

The crash remains under investigation by the Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office and will be turned over to the FAA.

Updated by Jordan Mickle

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Crews are on the scene of a plane crash into the river.  It happened near the Frentress Lake Marina in East Dubuque.

According to the Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office, the pilot is believed to be the only person on the plane and is doing ok.  The plane has been pulled from the water.

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