- Associated Press - Sunday, February 23, 2014

MARION, Ind. (AP) - Marion police say a pilot has been treated for minor injuries after a crash landing at Marion Municipal Airport.

Deputy Police Chief Cliff Sessoms says dispatchers received a 911 call Saturday afternoon from the pilot of an airplane that had crashed while landing.

Sessoms says that when emergency crews arrived on the scene, the plane was on its top but the pilot had been freed from the aircraft. He says the pilot was taken to Marion General Hospital for treatment of some cuts and scrapes.

The name of the pilot and other details were not released.

Marion is about 45 miles southwest of Fort Wayne.



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