Friday, March 18, 2016
Incident occurred March 17, 2016 at Beagle Sky Ranch Airport (OR96), Sams Valley, Jackson County, Oregon
SAMS VALLEY, Ore. -- A pilot is recovering today after his plane crashed in Sams Valley.
It happened Thursday night at Beagle Sky Ranch Airport.
The plane is described as an ultralight aircraft, which includes a glider and a motor.
Fire District 3 says that the pilot clipped a tree and then hit the runway hard.
The pilot was taken by Mercy Flights to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Story and video: http://www.kdrv.com
Sam’s Valley, Ore. — A man is in the hospital after a crash at the Beagle airfield in Sam’s Valley.
A witness, who didn’t want to be identified, says the man was flying over the airfield when he clipped a tree that caused him to crash.
“I saw the plane clip the tree. He came down, end-oed. My friend and I both helped him get out from under the plane,” recalled the witness.
The man was taken to the hospital, according to the witness he had a broken femur. He did not have any passengers with him.
Original article can be found here: https://kobi5.com
Posted by The Kathryn Report at 3/18/2016 10:02:00 PM