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Plane overturns in farmer's field in Del.

Monday, June 11, 2012

The Delaware State Police responded to an incident this afternoon where a plane overturned in a farmer's field.

Officials say the incident occurred at approximately 12:53 p.m. as a small single engine aircraft landed in a field in the area of the 38000 block of Contentment Lane near Delmar.

After the plane landed and was taxiing forward, it flipped over prior to coming to a stop.

The single occupant of the plane, the pilot, was able to free himself and was not injured in the incident.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the incident.

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