Small plane crashes in Limerick Township

LIMERICK TOWNSHIP (WTXF) A plane single engine plane crashed in the area of Heritage Field in Limerick Township Wednesday afternoon.

Police say when officers arrived they found a 42-year-old man from Wayne, Pa. walking from the crash site. He was treated for lacerations and flown to Paoli Hospital for possible internal injuries.

He was the pilot and sole occupant of a 1962 Mooney M20C fixed wing single engine four seat plane. He stated that he took off from the airport and immediately noticed an engine issue. He turned back toward the airport then lost all power to the engine.

He was able to bring the plane down in a field on airport property. According to police, his quick action resulted in no additional injuries or property damage on the ground.