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Small Plane Crashes in Lincoln County

February 08, 2018 - 1:29 pm

LINCOLN COUNTY, Ill. (KMOX) - The pilot of a small plane has escaped with only an arm injury after a crash in Lincoln County. 

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the plane went down about seven miles southwest of Troy. The pilot was the only person on the plane, and was taken to a hospital with a possible broken arm. 

Authorities aren't sure what caused the crash. The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate.

Previous reporting:

A pilot has been hospitalized after his single-engine plane went down in Lincoln County just before noon Thursday.  

The Wright City Fire Department tweeted a few details of the crash:

The plane took down some tree limbs and landed on a rock road.