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Small Plane Hits Doylestown Power Lines; Pilot Injured

Authorities say a pilot was flown to a hospital after a small plane hit power lines and crashed in Bucks County.

Piece of plane caught in power lines
Piece of plane caught in power lines on Route 611 in Doylestown (PhillyFireNews.com via Twitter)

Emergency officials  say the accident happened at about 11:45 a.m. Saturday in Doylestown Township near the intersection of Route 313 and the Route 611 bypass.

The Federal Aviation Administration said preliminary information indicated that the twin-engine plane had taken off from Doylestown Airport, turned southwest and hit power lines before crashing. The FAA is investigating.

Officials said the pilot, believed to be the only person aboard, was flown to Temple University Hospital, where a condition report was not immediately available.

No injuries on the ground were reported.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved)

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