07/28/2011 03:16 pm ET | Updated Sep 27, 2011

Michael Trapp Crashes Cessna Into Lake Huron, Treads Water For 18 Hours To Survive (VIDEO)

A New York man was forced to tread water for a whopping 18 hours in Lake Huron after his 2-seat Cessna plane crashed into the lake.

42-year-old Michael Trapp swam in Lake Huron without a life jacket for nearly a day as he "wasn't ready to die yet," the Associated Press reports.

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