Small plane crashes into top of tree in Oglethorpe County

A small, single engine plane crashed into the top of a tree Monday morning in Oglethorpe County.

 

"It's in the top of a tree. I don't know how he got out of it," Oglethorpe County Sheriff Mike Smith said.

The pilot, whose name was unavailable, was unharmed in the crash, Smith said.

The crash occurred off Watson Mill Road in an area several miles west of Watson Mill State Park.

The Federal Aviation Administration has been notified and an investigator is expected at the site, Smith said.

Smith said he did know yet why the plane went into the tree.

 

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