KINGSLAND, Texas — The pilot of a personal gyrocopter is safe after crashing their aircraft into the Colorado River in the Kingsland area.
According to the Texas DPS, the crash occurred around 11:30 a.m. Sunday in Burnet County near Lake LBJ.
Officials said the crash occurred shortly after the driver took off from a private strip in Kingsland. They said the pilot lost airspeed upon taking off when they became distracted by their ballcap.
The pilot was rescued by a boat operating in the area.
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