- Associated Press - Saturday, May 31, 2014

CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - The owner of a small plane says it crashed into power lines in western Pennsylvania and injured the pilot.

Emergency workers say the plane landed upside-down Saturday and the pilot climbed out and was airlifted to a hospital with minor injuries. A hospital representative says he was released without being treated.

The plane’s owner, Arvin Daniels of Youngwood, was also aboard. He isn’t hurt.


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Daniels tells the Pittsburgh Tribune Review (https://bit.ly/1wJ6fZs ) that the plane, a 1964 Cessna, failed to reach the proper speed during takeoff and crashed in a gully on the other side of the street leading to the small airport in Bullskin Township, north of Connellsville.

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Information from: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, https://pghtrib.com

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