- Associated Press - Monday, December 14, 2015

LENOIR, N.C. (AP) - Caldwell County sheriff’s deputies say an ultralight plane crashed near Lenoir.

Emergency management officials told local media they were called about the crash shortly before 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Emergency Services Director Dino Dibernardi told local media that the pilot was removed from the wreckage by firefighters and was taken to a Charlotte hospital for treatment. There was no immediate word on the pilot’s condition.

The plane came down in some woods near Lower Creek Airfield in Lenoir.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.

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