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Small plane crashes near Jim Hamilton Airport

Published: Oct. 21, 2021 at 12:09 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 21, 2021 at 5:23 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - A small glider plane has crashed near the Jim Hamilton - LB Owens Airport, according to the Columbia Police Department.

An emergency call came in about the crash around 11 a.m. on Thursday.

Police say the male pilot has been taken to the hospital and was reportedly the only passenger on board.

The Federal Aviation Administration has been notified and will be investigating the crash.

This story is developing and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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