Pilot uninjured after plane crash in Appleton

Pilot uninjured after plane crash in Appleton Photo: Appleton Police Department

January 03, 2019 12:22 PM

Authorities in Appleton say a pilot was uninjured after a plane crash at the Appleton Municipal Airport. 

A release from the Appleton Police Department said officers were called just after noon Wednesday on a report of the crash.


The release said the plane attempted to take off but was unable to gain speed. The plane then went off the runway and flipped after the tires made contact with snow on the ground. 

More from KSTP: 

Authorities respond to plane crash in Dunn County, pilot uninjured

The pilot, identified as a 42-year-old from Clear Lake, Wisconsin, did not suffer any injuries. 

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash.

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