Plane crashes in Perryville after eclipse

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
An airplane flipped over shortly after takeoff on Monday afternoon at the Perryville Airport near the time of the total eclipse. The pilot was taken away on a golf cart, able to walk on his own power.
Andrew Whitaker ~ Southeast Missourian

Emergency personnel look over an airplane crash that occurred after the solar eclipse Monday at Perryville Municipal Airport in Perryville, Missouri. Perry County Sheriff Gary Schaaf said in an email the pilot walked away from the mishap. The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating.

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