US Minnesota plane crashes into power lines and gets entangled

23:05  24 november  2019
23:05  24 november  2019 Source:   cnn.com

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A pilot walked away uninjured after crashing a single-engine propeller plane into power lines in Louisville Township, Minn., on Saturday. The Piper Cub plane , which had been traveling south, apparently collided with the power lines , became entangled and was suspended upside down on a

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a plane flying in the air: The pilot was not injured in the crash in Scott County, Minnesota. © Scott County Sheriffís Office The pilot was not injured in the crash in Scott County, Minnesota.

Plane crashes usually leave debris scattered across the ground, but a crash in rural Minnesota created a different image: a Piper Cub entangled in power lines and dangling upside down -- with the pilot inside.

The single-propeller plane was traveling south near Shakopee on Saturday afternoon when it "hit a cluster of power lines and became suspended on a guideline, upside down," a news release from the Scott County Sheriff's Office said.

Once the power line was de-energized, pilot Thomas Koskovich, 65, of Shakopee was rescued, the news release said. He was the sole occupant of the plane and uninjured.

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"This incident could have been much worse," Scott County Sheriff Luke Hennen said. "We are grateful the pilot was able to walk away without any injuries."

A spokesperson for the FAA said the agency is investigating the crash. Shakopee is about 25 miles southwest of Minneapolis.

a truck that is driving down the road © Scott County Sheriffís Office

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