Man injured in private plane crash

by NPHM | August 2nd, 2010

July 29, 2010

A man was sent to the hospital following serious injuries from an airplane crash in Enochville, North Carolina, according to

The pilot hung upside down in his single-engine, light-sport plane for almost to two and a half hours before he could reach for his cell phone and call for help.

The plane crashed in a densely wooded area, and authorities had to use a Bobcat to clear a path for removal.

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