Small Plane Crashes in Minnesota, No Fatalities Reported
BRANDON (AP) -- A small plane has crashed while taking off in western Minnesota, leaving a passenger with a minor injury.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a grass runway in Brandon after receiving a call that a plane had crashed and was on fire.
According to the sheriff’s office, the plane’s single engine momentarily failed while it was taking off. The pilot tried to land but hit a small pole and some brush at the end of the runway. The plane came to rest and immediately started on fire.
The pilot was uninjured, and the passenger had a small burn on her leg.