Scary Moments as Small Plane Crash-Lands near Busy Fall City Roundabout

There were some frightening moments for a pilot and witnesses on the ground as a small plane crashed-landed into a field near the Fall City Bistro and the busy SR 202/SR 203 roundabout, Friday evening, October 2, 2015.

The single-engine Cessna 206 made a crash landing around 6:30PM. Residents of the area sad the pilot did a good job avoiding wires, the highway, roundabout and and the restaurant.

Witnesses on the ground helped get the pilot, who was the only person aboard, out of the plane until aid crews arrived and took the man to a nearby hospital.

The King County Sheriff’s Office said pilot suffered non-life threatening injuries. Witnesses in the area reported being told the man had a compound leg fracture.

According to the Seattle Times, patrons of the Fall City Bistro reported hearing a boom and then saw the plane crash-land in the adjacent field.  An employee of the popular restaurant helped the injured pilot.

The was no word as to the cause of the crash. The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate.

Photo: Johnn Saw‎

Photo: Johnn Saw‎

 

Small plane crashed into field near SR 202 roundabout, 10/2/15. Photo: Julie Bludworth

Small plane crashed into field near SR 202 roundabout, 10/2/15. Photo: Julie Bludworth

 

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