Friday, September 22, 2017

Incident occurred September 21, 2017 at Jefco Skypark Airport (MT41), Whitehall, Jefferson County, Montana

WHITEHALL - A small, single-engine airplane struck a house near Whitehall after the pilot lost control while taxiing on a runway Thursday afternoon.

Jefferson County Sheriff Craig Doolittle confirmed the crash Friday afternoon.

The sheriff said the plane never got off the ground during the incident that happened about 4:30 p.m. at Jefco Skypark near Whitehall.

The home was unoccupied at the time of the accident and no major injuries were reported.

The plane went through one wall and into the home.

The Montana Highway Patrol and Federal Aviation Administration are investigating.

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

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