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By Matt McGregor
Staff Writer 

Pilot Escapes Serious Injury In Crash


Last updated 3/18/2019 at 4:54pm

A pilot escaped with minor injuries last Wednesday after his plane skidded off the runway at Transylvania County Airport.

The Little River Volunteer Fire Department and other local emergency services responded to a plane accident at 6 p.m. near the railroad tracks adjacent to the airport, which is located off the Old Hendersonville Highway.

“We arrived on scene and found one airplane overturned, and the pilot, who was the only occupant, was out of the airplane with very minor injuries,” said Patrick Bailey, the fire department’s assistant chief. “He was taking off from the airpo...

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