Pilot Injured after Crop-Dusting Plane Makes Hard Landing in Polson
A crop-dusting plane crashed in the Irvine Flats area near Polson, Montana, on May 26.
According to Lake County Sheriff Don Bell, the single-engine plane crashed while the pilot was attempting to make an emergency landing due to mechanical issues. The aircraft’s landing gear sustained damage during landing and it skidded before coming to a stop.
The pilot sustained minor injuries in the incident and was taken to Providence Medical Center in Polson.
The FAA is investigating.