Pilot okay after small plane crash in Hillyard

small plane crash in Hillyard

A small plane crashed in Hillyard near Wellesley and N. Freya early Friday afternoon.

Firefighters were called to an extrication crash in the 3600 block of E. Wellesley which turned out to be a downed plane. Officers were on scene within seconds and assisted the pilot as he got out of the plane. 

Witnesses say the plane had just taken off from Felts Field and was flying low while experiencing problems. The plane circled around and landed in a vacant field near Ferrall and Wabash. 

Witnesses saw the pilot walk away from the crash and the Spokane Police Department said he only had minor injuries. 

The FAA/NTSB has been notified. 

(story, photo, and video: KHQ.com)

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