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Pilot injured in plane crash in Northern Nevada

A pilot was injured when a small plane crashed Saturday in Northern Nevada, according to the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office.

The plane crashed Saturday morning in open desert in the Fish Springs area, about 40 miles north of Reno. The pilot was extricated from the plane and airlifted to a hospital for unspecified injuries, the Sheriff’s Office said, although the pilot’s condition was not immediately available.

The Truckee Meadows Fire Department and the Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority assisted the Sheriff’s Office with the extrication.

No other details were available.

Contact Rio Lacanlale at rlacanlale@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @riolacanlale on Twitter.

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