Pilot in plane crash near Eugene in serious condition

The man is in serious condition.

Posted: May 21, 2021 1:16 PM
Updated: May 26, 2021 4:23 AM

EUGENE, Ore. – A pilot involved in an airplane crash Thursday morning is in serious condition, officials say.

Bob Cross was taken to RiverBend Hospital after his small airplane crashed into a field about two miles north of the Eugene airport. It happened at about 10:30 near Meadowview Road and Green Hill Road.

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Fire officials said Cross was the sole occupant and suffered life-threatening injuries. 

According to the FAA, the aircraft was a single-engine Stoddard-Hamilton Glasair III, which is a homebuilt aircraft manufactured in Washington.

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