Man injured in small airplane crash in Brown County

ROCKLAND (WLUK) -- A man was injured in small plane crash, Brown County deputies report.

It happened around 6:00 p.m. near the Birch Creek Airport on Birch Creek Drive in Rockland Tuesday.

Officials say the 69-year-old pilot and sole occupant of the plane was taken to the hospital by a family member with minor injuries.

The plane was a 172 model four-seat single engine Cessna.

The plane is believed to be a total loss.

Officials say foul play is not suspected and the investigation is being turned over to the Federal Aviation Administration.

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