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Updated: Pilot reportedly OK after plane crash in South Prairie area

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on July 22, 2010 at 11:16 am |
July 22, 2010 11:42 am

Pierce County sheriff’s deputies and firefighters are responding to a report that an ultralight-type plane has crashed in the South Prairie area.

The pilot is out of the aircraft, Pierce County sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer said.

Media reports stated that the small single-engine plane flipped over as it was trying to land, but the pilot is said to be OK.

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