Chelan Fire Crews Respond to Plane Crash, Pilot Escapes Uninjured

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LAKE CHELAN- A pilot escaped uninjured from an incident around 10:45 this morning at the Lake Chelan Municipal Airport.

Chelan Fire and Rescue crews responded to a report of a plane crash on the runway. When crews arrived they learned an aircraft at the north end had gone off the runway, jumped the road and landed in the adjacent field.

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There was significant damage to the landing gear and wings as you can see in these photos provided to us by Chelan Fire and Rescue. The pilot was uninjured and able to exit the aircraft on his own.

The Federal Aviation Administration as well as the National Transportation Safety Board were notified of the incident.