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COPY-Man dies when plane crashes into canal

Associated Press - June 15, 2007 7:44 AM ET

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PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - Gulf County authorities say an Alabama man died when the seaplane he was piloting clipped a power line and slammed into a canal.

Daniel O- Smith, of Dothan was pronounced dead at the scene yesterday morning. It's believed he was the only person on the plane.

Officials say an investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board is pending.

Smith's son says his father had been flying for about 24 years.

Information from: The News Herald, http://www.newsherald.com

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