Plane crashes near Shreveport Downtown Airport

Plane crashes near Shreveport Downtown Airport
(Source: Constable Eric Hatfield)
(Source: Constable Eric Hatfield)

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A pilot is safe after his plane crashed Thursday morning in Shreveport. It happened just after 8 a.m. north of Shreveport's Downtown Airport.

According to Shreveport Fire Department's Chief Fred Sanders, there was no fire and the pilot was not injured.

According to Mark Crawford with the airport, it was a Piper Cherokee 140 Aircraft. No passengers were on the plane at the time.

Sanders said the plane was in the air for 30 minutes before the crash landing.

The pilot said he was fine and did not want to be sent to a hospital.

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