One pilot injured after crash landing in Benton Municipal Airport

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BENTON, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A pilot was injured after a crash landing in Columbia County.

According to police, the incident happened Saturday morning around 9 a.m. at Benton Municipal Airport.

State police say the victim suffered a serious leg injury and was airlifted to a hospital.

The emergency happened as organizers were preparing for Saturday’s fly-in pigout which the airport hosts each year.

This is an ongoing investigation. Eyewitness News will provide more information as it is released.

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