FRANKLIN — An ultra light airplane carrying two passengers crashed this morning, landing in about five feet of water at Abrams Pond in the Hancock County town of Franklin.

Deputy Shane K. Campbell, who investigated the crash, said the pilot, 42-year-old Dean Young of Eastbrook, was not injured, but his passenger, 42-year-old Marijo Grant of Eastbrook had to be taken to Maine Coast Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The 35-foot airplane landed was forced to land in the pond around 10:30. The Maine Department of Environmental Protection and the Federal Aviation Administration were notified.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.