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Wind Causes Small Plane Crash in Marathon County

30 Sep News

No one was injured in a small plane crash yesterday near Wausau.

The crash happened at just after 2pm on private property near Highway 29 in Hatley. Officials say the pilot was attempting to land on a private airstrip on the property. The initial indication is that the plane caught a gust of wind as it was approaching causing it to crash.

The pilot wasn’t seriously injured and was able to get away from the plane. The plane did catch fire after the crash.

Officials will continue to investigate.