Plane crash reported at Marion Municipal Airport

Plane crash reported in Marion, Ind. (Provided Photo/WISH)
Plane crash reported in Marion, Ind. (Provided Photo/WISH)

MARION, Ind. (WISH) – Police in Marion, Ind. responded to reports of a plane crash at the Marion Municipal Airport Saturday afternoon.

The crash occurred around 1:30 p.m. Officials with the Marion Police Department say the pilot made to police that he had crashed his plane and needed help.

When emergency crews arrived at the scene, they found the plane sitting on its top. Emergency responders were able to free the pilot and he was transported to Marion General Hospital with cuts and scrapes. Officials said he was expected to be released shortly after.

The airport is located in the 5900 block of Western Avenue in Marion, Ind. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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