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Experimental aircraft crashes at Metropolis airport

METROPOLIS, IL (KFVS) -

A small, experimental aircraft crashed Monday night at the Metropolis airport.

Metropolis police responded to the Metropolis Municipal Airport at 6:22 p.m. after callers reported an airplane with possible engine trouble and a crash.

The small experimental aircraft was found in weeds about 75 yards from the airport runway.

The pilot was not injured. The plane sustained landing gear damage.

Metropolis Police contacted the Federal Aviation Administration to will investigate the crash.

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