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Plane crash injures 76-year-old pilot in Wetumpka; expected to make full recovery


MONTGOMERY, Alabama — A 76-year-old pilot is expected to recover after he was injured in a crash at Wetumpka Municipal Airport.

Dan Power of Millbrook suffered non-life threatening injuries in the accident Friday.

The Montgomery Advertiser ( ) reports the Beechcraft was trying to land around 7:30 p.m. when it clipped several trees. Elmore County Sheriff Bill Franklin said the plane crash upside-down short of the runway.

Power was the only person in the plane.

The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate the cause of the crash.

Information from: Montgomery Advertiser,

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