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Minor Injury Airplane Crash - Chiloquin State Airport
June 9, 2013

Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext 247

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Two people received minor injuries Sunday morning when a small airplane overturned after landing at the Chiloquin State Airport in northern Klamath County. An investigation will continue into the cause of the plane crash. Oregon State Police has notified the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board.
According to Trooper Craig Rice, on June 9, 2013 at approximately 10:13 a.m., a small Cessna airplane operated by CARL R. FAITH, age 77, from Montague, California, was attempting to land at Chiloquin State Airport when the pilot lost control on landing. The plane veered to the left side of the runway, struck a culvert and flipped onto its top.
CARL FAITH and his wife, DEBRA FAITH, age 57, received minor injuries. Both were transported by ambulance to Sky Lakes Medical Center in Klamath Falls.
Oregon State Police was assisted at the scene by Klamath County Sheriff's Office, Chiloquin Fire Department, and Chiloquin Ambulance.
The airport was closed about four hours.