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Small plane crashes in Ouachita Parish

2 years 11 months 3 weeks ago June 03, 2014 Jun 3, 2014 Tuesday, June 03 2014 June 03, 2014 11:08 AM in News

MONROE - Louisiana State Police are assisting the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office and Monroe PD after a plane crashed in a parking lot on Tuesday morning.

Officials said the crash occurred in the parking lot of a McDonalds near the intersection of U.S. Hwy 80 and LA Hwy 139 in Monroe.

The pilot was airlifted to a nearby hospital and is being treated for moderate injuries, according to LSP.

Authorities said there were no injuries on the ground.

U.S. Hwy 80 was closed in both directions as the investigation began, but State Troopers advised it was reopened early Tuesday afternoon.

images: Nick Lawton KTVE/KARD


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