SPENCER COUNTY, Ky. (WDRB) -- KSP dispatch in Frankfort have confirmed that a plane has crashed in Spencer County.
It happened at a private airport in Little Mount on Sunday.
Early investigations show a single engine Piper Arrow had engine problems during takeoff.
The pilot, 60-year-old Stan Thompson of Taylorsville, exited the runway into a wooded area, where the plane hit trees and caught fire.
Thompson was taken to University Hospital with minor injuries and burns.
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LITTLE MOUNT, Ky. (WKYT) - A pilot survived a fiery plane crash in Spencer County on Sunday.
Kentucky State Police said a single engine Piper Arrow crashed into several trees and overturned during takeoff at a private airport in Little Mount.
The aircraft caught on fire.
Kentucky State Police said the pilot, Stan Thompson, 60, of Taylorsville, was taken to University Hospital in Louisville with moderate injuries and burns.
The FAA has been notified and an Inspector from the NTSB will be at the crash site Monday.
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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) - A man was in the hospital Sunday night after police say he crashed in a small engine plane.
It happened around 7 p.m. at the Little Mount International Airport in Spencer County.
Firefighters say the plane was taking off from a grass airstrip and crashed shortly after takeoff.
The pilot was the only person on board and was taken to U of L Hospital.
The plane caught fire but was extinguished soon after.
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