Minor injuries after plane crash

Submitted Photo A private plane came to rest on its roof when it was attempting an emergency landing near Enderlin on Monday.

ENDERLIN – A private plane piloted by a Kulm woman reportedly crashed in a field during an exhibition flight on Monday.

According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, the 1951 Piper Cub plane had taken off from the Enderlin Airport, west of Enderlin, shortly after 10 a.m. on Monday but experienced an engine malfunction. An emergency landing was attempted in an agricultural field about three-quarters of a mile southwest of the airport, but the craft came to rest on its roof.

Jessica Herman, 33, Kulm, was piloting the plane and two male juveniles were passengers. Herman sustained minor injuries and the juveniles were uninjured.

The crash is under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration.


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