- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 22, 2015

READING, Pa. (AP) - Officials say the pilot of a small aircraft that crash landed in an eastern Pennsylvania farm field survived the wreck but his condition is unknown.

The Allentown Morning Call reports the landing occurred around 6:35 p.m. Monday along state Route 100 in Washington Township, Berks County.

Fire officials say the pilot of the Cessna C-172 was conscious when first responders arrived. He was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. His name has not been released.

Officials say the single-engine plane flipped upside down in the crash, but did not break up.

Federal Aviation Administration officials say the plane is registered to Certified Aviation of Morristown, New Jersey.

Pennsylvania State Police are expected to meet with FAA officials Tuesday.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause of the crash.

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