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Ultralight plane crashes near Carthage

Posted June 20, 2011 11:21 a.m. EDT
Updated June 20, 2011 3:36 p.m. EDT

An ultralight plane landed in a tree in Moore County Monday. The pilot walked away.

— A pilot was uninjured Monday when his ultralight plane crashed in Moore County, authorities said.

Authorities said Mark Olsen, 53, of Durham, crashed near the intersection of Sunset Drive and Dowd Road outside of Carthage at about 10:30 a.m.

The plane wreckage was caught in some trees.