One injured in Port Orchard plane crash
Posted on Saturday, July 11th, 2020 at 8:23 pm
Photo Credit: KOMO News
PORT ORCHARD, WA (KITSAP COUNTY) – A plane crash in Port Orchard Wednesday led to the pilot being seriously injured, reports KOMO News.
The accident happened around 4 p.m. when the small craft, a Cessna 150, crashed into the backyard of a home on Genesis Avenue.
The pilot was trapped inside the burning aircraft when emergency crews arrived. Multiple citizens were already working to extinguish the blaze before firefighters arrived.
The pilot was extricated from the wreckage and airlifted to a hospital for the treatment of serious injuries. Police have not yet released their identity.
The crash is under investigation by the FAA.
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