GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – Alabama Marine Patrol recovered a small plane that crashed into Lake Guntersville Saturday afternoon.

Authorities said the crash happened about two miles away from the Little Mountain Marina and a pontoon boat saw the plane crash land and towed it back to the boat dock.

The Marshall County Sheriff’s office told WHNT News 19 the pilot was attempting to land in the water and the aircraft’s skids malfunctioned.

Authorities said the pilot was the only one on board and they were not injured.

Officials said the FAA will be investigating the crash