- Associated Press - Friday, November 6, 2015

GONZALES, La. (AP) - A pilot is lucky to be alive after crashing in a field.

Gonzales Police spokeswoman Charlotte Guedry tells WAFB-TV (https://bit.ly/1MCVkoJ ) that the incident happened near St. Elizabeth Hospital near Louisiana Highway 30 off I-10, around noon Friday.

Guedry says the pilot was a training pilot who had just left from the Gonzales airport when witnesses say the plane appeared to be in distress and the pilot tried to land.

Guedry says the pilot was taken to the hospital with minor to moderate injuries. The pilot’s name was not released.

The incident remains under investigation.

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Information from: WAFB-TV, https://wafb.com


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