Seaplane low on fuel makes unplanned landing in Newtown lake

Newtown Hook and Ladder responded to Lake Lillinonah where a pilot was low on fuel and reached out for a few gallons.

News 12 Staff

Oct 1, 2022, 10:21 PM

Updated 659 days ago

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Volunteers in Newtown lent a hand to a seaplane that had to make an unplanned landing.
Newtown Hook and Ladder responded to Lake Lillinonah where a pilot was low on fuel and reached out for a few gallons.
The department posted on social media that this was this was first time in its 139-year history it responded to such an emergency.
It was also Newtown Hook and Ladder’s 493rd call in 2022.


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