Pilot escapes serious injury after small plane crash in Goshen

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The pilot of a small plane escaped serious injury after his aircraft crashed in Goshen.

The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department and the Jefferson Township Fire Department were called to the crash site in the 60000 block of County Road 127 in Jefferson Township around 7 p.m. on Friday, June 25.

The pilot was the only person on board.

The pilot was landing on a grass strip but the plane veered off into a ditch nearby, according to The Elkhart Truth.

Fuel from the plane leaked into the creek, until the pilot removed it with a tractor, ABC 57 reported.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the cause of the crash.

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is investigating the effect of the fuel spill.

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