Plane crashes at Bartlesville airport

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a plane crash in Bartlesville.

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • A small plane crashed at the Bartlesville Municipal Airport
  • The pilot suffered minor injuries


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A small plane crashed Wednesday morning at the Bartlesville Municipal Airport.

Crews responded to the crash around 9:30 a.m. They learned an experimental aircraft crashed on the west side of the airport.

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Officials said the pilot lost control of the plane after takeoff and couldn't make it back to the runway in time. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said the pilot reported an engine problem.

Multiple emergency units responded to the scene.

Authorities are investigating a plane crash at the airport in Bartlesville. I'm working to get more details and I'll have a live report on FOX23 News at Noon.

Posted by FOX23 Naomi Keitt on Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The pilot was the only person in the plane. He was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Bartlesville police are at the scene while the FAA investigates the crash.