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Plane goes down at Ryan Airfield, pilot crawls out from wreckage

Confirmed through Drexel Heights Fire District
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Posted at 9:14 AM, Mar 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-31 12:15:34-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Drexel Heights Fire District reports a plane going down at Ryan Airfield.

Public Information Officer L.T. Pratt confirmed the aircraft crashing.

He says firefighters found the upside down plane not far from the runway.

Pratt reveals the pilot, and only occupant, crawled out from the wreckage with minor injuries.

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