Plane crash in Fredericksburg sends pilot to hospital

Fredericksburg Plane Crash
(Courtesy: Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post)

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas (KXAN) — A pilot was taken by helicopter to the hospital after crashing his single-engine plane at the Gillespie County Airport.

The pilot was trying to land about 2:40 p.m. when a strong crosswind blew the plane off course. The plane rolled multiple times on the tarmac before coming to rest upside-down near the runway, Fredericksburg Police Lt. Brian Haley said.

The man was taken to University Hospital in San Antonio in stable condition. His injuries were not life threatening. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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