Seaplane low on fuel makes unplanned landing in Newtown lake

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.