Monday, September 11, 2017

Accident occurred September 10, 2017 in Coweta, Wagoner County, Oklahoma



A pilot is hospitalized after crashing his ultralight aircraft between Bixby and Coweta on Sunday evening. The crash took place about dusk.

The pilot was trapped in the wreckage. However, emergency responders say he was alert enough to call 911 for help.

Multiple agencies responded to the scene, just over the county line into Wagoner County. 

The NTSB and the FAA will conduct an investigation.

Initially, it appears the aircraft ran out of fuel.

Original article can be found here ➤   http://publicradiotulsa.org



WAGONER COUNTY, Okla. — Multiple emergency crews responded to a plane crash Sunday night.

According to officials, the plane landed in a field after running out of fuel near East 141st Street South and 193rd in Wagoner County near The Golf Club of Oklahoma.

The pilot was the only person in the ultralight aircraft. He was not seriously injured.

The Tulsa Fire Department, Coweta Fire Department, and Wagoner County Sheriff's Office responded to the crash. 

Story and video ➤ http://ktul.com



COWETA — A pilot suffered nonlife-threatening injuries after the ultralight aircraft he was flying on Sunday night crashed southwest of Coweta, authorities said.

Authorities got the call about a plane down about 7:30 p.m. The plane was found crashed near 175th Street South and 209th East Avenue.

The male pilot was treated by Coweta firefighters at the scene, then taken to an area hospital by Coweta EMS.

Neither his name nor age were released Sunday night.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

In addition to Coweta Fire, officials with the Wagoner County Sheriff's Office, Tulsa Fire Department, Tulsa Police Air, Wagoner County Emergency Management and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to the crash.

It is not known at this time where the flight originated from. 

Original article can be found here ➤ http://www.tulsaworld.com

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