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Single-engine airplane crashes, flips over at Rhinelander airport

Credit: WSAW-TV

RHINELANDER, Wis. — Authorities say one person has been injured in the crash of a single-engine plane at the Rhinelander airport, WSAW reports.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says the single-engine Cessna 208 Caravan crashed, flipped over and came to rest between a taxiway and a runway Thursday morning.

WJFW-TV reports airport director Matthew Leitner says the plane belongs to CSA Air in Michigan. The airport has been closed.

Rhinelander police confirm one person who suffered a head injury has been taken to the hospital.

FedEx released the following statement on this crash:

“FedEx Flight 8312, a Cessna C208 feeder aircraft operated by CSA Air, en route from Milwaukee to Rhinelander, Wisconsin, experienced an incident upon landing.  The pilot was taken to a local hospital for observation. We are thankful for the first responders who were dispatched to the scene, and we are fully cooperating with investigating authorities.”

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