FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Fresno FSDO-17
AIRCRAFT ON LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED AND WENT OFF THE RUNWAY, FRESNO, CALIFORNIA.
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA28
Event Type: Accident
Highest Injury: Unknown
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Investigators are on the scene of small plane crash at Fresno Yosemite International Airport.
FAA spokesperson said a Piper PA-28 aircraft crashed on the runway shortly after 2:30 p.m.
Authorities said the pilot was the only person on board and his condition remains unknown at this time but he was taken to the hospital.
An FAA spokesperson said that they believe the plane crashed while attempting to land.
The FAA and NTSB will take over the investigation as they try to uncover the reason behind the crash.
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