Pilot survives fiery Spencer County plane crash

Published: Jun. 13, 2016 at 7:11 AM EDT
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A pilot survived a fiery plane crash in Spencer County on Sunday.

Kentucky State Police said a single engine Piper Arrow crashed into several trees and overturned during takeoff at a private airport in Little Mount.

The aircraft caught on fire. KSP said the pilot, Stan Thompson, 60, of Taylorsville, was taken to University Hospital in Louisville with moderate injuries and burns.

The FAA has been notified and an Inspector from the NTSB will be at the crash site Monday.