Portland, Oregon 2021-09-26 18:23:21 –
KOIN, Oregon — An airplane pilot crashed into a ditch east of Salem on Sunday afternoon, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said.
Congressmen responded to the crash around 1 pm. They said the pilot was about to land the plane on a field near Willamette Pie Company on 82nd Northeast.
According to the sheriff’s office, the pilot reported a strong tailwind and was unable to stop before hitting the ditch and crossing the road.
The plane crew was not injured and the plane was moved to a nearby field.
The Sheriff’s Office has notified the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board of the crash.
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