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Small Plane Crashes at Madras Airport

MADRAS, OR -- A small plane crashed at the Madras Airport, Friday afternoon, while attempting to land. Jefferson County officials say no one was injured.


Emergency crews responded to the airfield just before 1 p.m. and found the Cessna 150 single-engine aircraft on its top. They say it appears the plane suffered a complication while attempting to land, and rolled over its nose, coming to rest on a snowbank about 2/3 of the way down the runway.

 

The pilot and lone occupant was able to climb out and was not seriously hurt. The FAA will investigate the cause of the crash. 

 

File Photo: Madras Airport

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