Small plane crash-lands in backyard of Allen County home

Deputies say the pilot and passenger were traveling to South Bend to see the Notre Dame football game.

Posted: Sep 13, 2019 6:26 PM

Authorities say the pilot and passenger inside a small, single-engine plane are fine after it crash landed in the backyard of a home in southeast Allen County. 

Allen County Sheriff's deputies say Fort Wayne International Airport traffic control notified them of a plane having mechanical issues just after 4 p.m.

Authorities say the plane lost contact with the tower and crash-landed in the backyard of a home in the 17300 block of Bronson Road. Deputies say a man on the plane was OK and the woman had minor cuts. 

Deputies say they were traveling to South Bend for tomorrow's Notre Dame football game. 

The sheriff's office is investigatig. 

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