• Pilot rescued from St. Johns River after seaplane crash in Palatka

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    PALATKA, Fla. - Civilians rescued a from the St. Johns River after a small, seaplane crashed in Palatka on Friday, according to officials with the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.

    Authorities said the crash went down in the river in the the Bostwick area near Seminole Electric, according to Putnam media. 


    Photos: Planes collide into each other in Putnam County 


    The Putnam County Sheriff's Office, the Palatka Fire Department, the Florida Highway Patrol and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission responded to the scene. 

    The city and the surrounding area has recently had several plane crashes. Authorities are expected to release more information.

    In March, two people were hurt after a small plane crashed off Reid Street. Another incident happened in February after a small plane crash-landed behind a home off Dogwood Road.

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