Ultralight plane crashed at Morganton airport

Published: Jul. 23, 2016 at 11:33 PM EDT
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MORGANTON, NC (WBTV) - A plane crashed Saturday evening at the Foothills Regional Airport in Morganton.

Emergency crews responded to the scene in Burke County around 5:30 p.m.

EMS officials said the pilot was taken to the hospital to be checked out, but say he was walking around before MEDIC arrived.

Officials have not released any further details about the crash, and do not know if the aircraft crashed while taking off or landing at this time.

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