Small Plane Slides Off Ephrata Runway, No Injuries Reported - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Small Plane Slides Off Ephrata Runway, No Injuries Reported

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EPHRATA, Wash. - A spokesman for Big Bend Community College says a small plane flown by a college instructor and a student slid off a runway at the Ephrata Municipal Airport.

No injuries were reported.
    
Campus security director Kyle Foreman said the instructor was teaching a touch-and-go landing Wednesday when a gust of wind pushed one of the wings down. Foreman says the pilot hit a sign and a light on the runway and the damaged plane came to a stop off the runway.
    
The college is investigating. Foreman says the Federal Aviation Administration is expected to join the investigation.
 

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