NW MN Plane Crash Under Investigation

A pilot was injured when he crashed his plane in a field about five miles south of Mahnomen last night. The Mahnomen County Sheriff’s office was notified of a plane down shortly after eight p-m. The S-O says the mishap occurred short of the Mahnomen Airport. The pilot was removed from the plane by MnDot employees. He was airlifted from the scene to Sanford Hospital in Fargo. The extent of the injuries are not known. The cause of the accident is under investigation by the F-A-A and N-T-S-B.

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