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** UPDATE ** Pilot okay after hard landing in JCMO

(KWOS) — A plane winds up on its top at Jefferson City’s airport. Authorities say the pilot of the small, private plane was practicing touch-and-go landings late Saturday morning when strong cross winds knocked it off the runway and it flipped. That pilot climbed out of the plane on his own and is okay. The  FAA is investigating.

(ABC-17) — JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – An airplane overturned on the runway at the Jefferson City Memorial Airport, according to a news release from the Jefferson City Fire Department.

The department said it arrived at 11:11 a.m. Saturday and found a private plane on its top, about 10 feet off the runway.

According to the release, the pilot got themselves out of the plane and refused medical care.

The runway was shut down and incoming planes were diverted to neighboring airports, according to the release.

The department said the cause of the incident is under investigation.

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