This story was updated Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, at 8:06 p.m. with more information.
A small airplane crashed into a field not far from the Collegedale airport Monday evening.
No fatalities have been reported, Collegedale spokesperson Bridgett Raper said. The single occupant of the aircraft is OK, she added.
It’s not clear what caused the crash, as it’s still under investigation, Raper said. Photos show the airplane ran into a nearby wooded area before coming to a stop.
Collegedale resident Pattie Hernandez said she was about to go for a walk with her son, Chris, when she heard the airplane flying overhead.
“It was making this loud noise, like it was — somebody was banging on metal,” she said. “I knew it wasn’t normal, but he was going toward the…