Pilot seriously injured in Washington County plane crash WASHINGTON COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A pilot was injured after a small plane went down in Washington County Monday.
Posted July 31
Washinton County, Missouri — A pilot was injured after a small plane went down in Washington County Monday.
A Potosi Correctional Center worker reportedly saw the plane go down near Rainbow Springs Road around 8:30 a.m.
The pilot of the ultralight aircraft sustained serious injuries, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol.
The FAA told News 4 the aircraft was home-built and crashed shortly after takeoff. The FAA said they will investigate what caused the plane to crash.
No other details have been released.
Editor's note: Officials with Washington County originally told News 4 the pilot was not injured in the crash. When the Missouri Highway Patrol took over the investigation they said the pilot was seriously injured.