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Pilot killed in Salem airplane crash

The Kitfox airplane was found with a broken wing.

Posted: Jun 5, 2018 7:46 AM
Updated: Jun 5, 2018 7:59 AM

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - A pilot was killed in Salem after crashing into a ravine.

KOIN reports the plane crashed at 3:56 p.m. Monday near Blue Skies Farm Airport.

Deputies said the pilot was the only occupant.

Allen Kenitzer, a spokesman for the FAA, said the plane was a Kitfox airplane. It was found with a broken wing.

The FAA and the National Traffic Safety Board is investigating.

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