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Published June 01, 2010, 02:36 PM

Pilot arrested after ultralight crashes in Minn.

ZIMMERMAN, Minn. (AP) - A pilot who crashed his ultralight into a central Minnesota lake was arrested on suspicion of flying while intoxicated.

ZIMMERMAN, Minn. (AP) - A pilot who crashed his ultralight into a central Minnesota lake was arrested on suspicion of flying while intoxicated.

The St. Cloud Times reports Sherburne County deputies arrested the 46-year-old man Monday after the plane crashed into Elk Lake. Sheriff Joel Brott says the pilot and his adult passenger were pulled from the water by a boater on the lake.

The sheriff says while deputies were investigating, they found that the pilot was flying while under the influence of alcohol. Neither the pilot nor his passenger was injured. The county and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating.

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