Plane Crashes In Southern Delaware On The 4th Of July


Federal Authorities are investigating the crash of a banner plane that went down in southern Delaware on the 4th of July.

The plan reportedly crash-landed upside down in a wooded area near Rickards Road between Roxana and Millville at just after 3:50 p.m. on Thursday. The pilot, who had taken off from Bunting Field in Berlin, Maryland, around 3:00 p.m., survived the crash, reportedly without serious injuries. The plane went down after flying along the beach for almost an hour.

Emergency crews arrived at the scene and found the plane across a field with the pilot already out of the aircraft. The initial 911 call was made by a local woman who saw the plane go down according to reports from the scene.

Delaware State Police responded to the crash and are assisting federal investigators at the scene.