Minor injuries in small plane crash in Madras

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says the pilot was forced to land in a cow pasture near the Madras Airport.

Posted: Jul 23, 2019 7:16 AM

MADRAS, Ore. (AP) - Authorities say several people walked away from a plane crash with minor injuries north of Bend in Madras.

KATU-TV reports the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says the plane was being flown by a student pilot from Sisters when the aircraft lost power Monday.

The sheriff's office says the pilot was forced to land in a cow pasture near the Madras Airport.

The sheriff's office says the three people on board, including an instructor and a passenger, were not badly hurt. The pilot and passenger were taken to a hospital for an evaluation.

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