Small plane crashes at Shreveport Regional Airport

Local News

Courtesy: Nikki Henderson (KTAL, KMSS, KSHV)

A small plane crashes right after takeoff at Shreveport Regional Airport.

The pilot took off around 10:45 a.m.  and  discovered she had engine trouble immediately after takeoff and was forced to make an emergency landing. 

The plane a Cessna 172 crash landed off the runway into a field near a fence on the property.  More than a dozen emergency units responded to the accident.

The pilot received minor injuries.  There were no other injuries.

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