Small plane crashes in Washington County, minor injuries reported


BAYTOWN TOWNSHIP, Minn. – A pilot sustained minor injuries following a plane crash in rural Washington County early Saturday evening.

Just after 4:30 pm, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from the pilot of a single passenger aircraft who reported he had crashed in a field near 34th St. N. and Oasis Ave. in Baytown Township. The pilot advised he was the only occupant of the plane and was able to walk to the nearest road to meet responding deputies.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration. The pilot was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.