Pilot OK after plane crash in Dunn County

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Dunn County (WQOW) – A pilot is thankfully OK after crashing an airplane in the Township of Sand Creek Wednesday morning.

According to the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office, they received a report of a Cirrus aircraft that had gone down.

A short time later, the pilot showed up at the Sand Creek Fire Department. The pilot was the only person in the plane and was not hurt.

The plane was found in a harvested cornfield near Highway I, just north of Myron Park. The plane hit an irrigator.

The pilot from Duluth, was flying from Cumberland to Akron Ohio when the plane had mechanical issues. An airframe parachute was deployed and the plane went down in the filed.

The FAA is investigating the crash.

The photo of the plane below is courtesy of Carl Cooley of the Chetek Alert.

Clint Berge

Clint Berge

Clint Berge is the Social Media & Digital Content Manager for Eau Claire's Own WQOW News 18. Report any website issues to him at cberge@wqow.com

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