Single-engine plane crashes into Janesville’s Memorial Bridge


A single-engine plane crashed into Memorial Bridge early Saturday morning. The pilot was taken to the hospital with critical injuries.

Police say the accident happened at 9:30 a.m. Saturday as the plane was heading north to south and collided with the bridge.

The 48-year-old pilot was the only person injured and was taken to the hospital for what police are calling “critical injuries,” although he is expected to survive.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is conducting the investigation into the crash.

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