Pilot injured when small plane flips while landing

6 years 1 month 2 weeks ago Thursday, December 22 2016 Dec 22, 2016 December 22, 2016 5:24 PM December 22, 2016 in News
Source: Associated Press
Image via KTBS

SHREVEPORT - The pilot of a small plane was injured when the plane flipped while landing at Shreveport's downtown airport.

Shreveport news media reported that the accident happened shortly after 2 p.m. Thursday.

Authorities said the pilot was hospitalized with injuries described as serious but not life-threatening.

The pilot was the only person aboard the plane. A witness told KTBS-TV the plane had just touched down on the runway when it bounced and flipped.

KSLA-TV reported that witnesses at the scene said it appeared the plane was caught by a strong gust of wind.

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