Ultralight crash sends man to hospital

LIGHT AIRCRAFT CUTSam’s Valley, Ore. — A man is in the hospital after a crash at the Beagle airfield in Sam’s Valley.

A witness, who didn’t want to be identified, says the man was flying over the airfield when he clipped a tree that caused him to crash.

“I saw the plane clip the tree. He came down, end-oed. My friend and I both helped him get out from under the plane,” recalled the witness.

The man was taken to the hospital, according to the witness he had a broken femur. He did not have any passengers with him.

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