Pilot injured after small plane crashes near Lincoln County, Oklahoma airportMay 7th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by BNO News
LINCOLN COUNTY, OKLAHOMA (BNO NEWS) — A pilot was injured when his small plane crashed near an airport in Lincoln County, Oklahoma on Thursday, federal officials said.
The fix wing single-engine Van’s Aircraft RV-8, which is typically capable of carrying a pilot and one passenger, went down near Prague Municipal Airport in Lincoln County. Lynn Lunsford, a spokesperson for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), said the pilot was transported to a local hospital.
Lunsford said the homebuilt aircraft was upside down in a field near the airport. Federal records showed the aircraft was registered to Clinton R. Hager of Meeker.
The FAA will investigate the cause of the accident.
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