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Small plane flips on NE Pa. airport runway

October 17, 2013
Associated Press

SLATINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A pilot has been injured after his airplane flipped on the runway at a small eastern Pennsylvania airport.

WFMZ-TV ( said the accident happened shortly after noon on Thursday at Slatington Airport in Lehigh County.

A spokeswoman for the Federal Aviation Administration said the pilot was landing his small, single-engine Cessna L-19 when it flipped on the runway.

The FAA will investigate the crash. No immediate details were available on what caused the accident.

The pilot was taken to a hospital with what were believed to be minor injuries. The pilot's name was not released.


Information from: WFMZ-TV,



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