Small plane hits hangar at private airport

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Posted: Jun 23, 2016 12:33 PM

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A small plane has crashed into a hangar at a private airport in Tennessee.

Knoxville Fire Department Capt. D.J. Corcoran told media the single-engine Grumman Yankee plane hit the building at Sky Ranch Airport on Thursday morning. He said the pilot told first responders that he wasn't sure how the crash occurred. He said he only remembered landing the plane safely.

The pilot, whose name wasn't released, was taken to a hospital. His condition wasn't immediately available.

The Knoxville Police Department and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating.