UPDATE: Pilot Injured In Crop Dusting Crash Near Kamiak Butte - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: Pilot Injured In Crop Dusting Crash Near Kamiak Butte

MOSCOW, Idaho - An Alaska pilot is recovering from injurieS suffered when his plane crashed after colliding with trees during a crop dusting run in eastern Washington. Authorities say 31-year-old Morgan Stanton, of Fairbanks, Alaska, crashed his Cessna Friday afternoon outside the small town
of Palouse.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the accident. Local authorities say Stanton was spraying a nearby farm field moments before his plane clipped a line of trees then crashed
to the ground.

The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports Stanton suffered a broken arm, injured knee and a head injury and is being treated in the Pullman Regional Hospital in Pullman, Wash.

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