Pilot injured when small plane flips while landing
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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