Pilot injured after flipping, crashing plane near Royal City
GRANT CO., Wash. — A pilot flipped his plane while landing it on a private airstrip near Royal City on Monday, suffering only minor injuries.
The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says 83-year-old Dwain Forester was flying a 1960 Cessna 175B, coming down into a landing on the airstrip, when he attempted a 180-degree turn and flipped the plane upside down.
Sheriff’s deputies arrived with Royal Slope Fire & Rescue and helped Forester out, who only had minor injuries.
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