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Plane crashes in Rexburg

By Staff Writer
Published On: Apr 19 2013 12:06:01 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 19 2013 01:12:00 PM CDT

REXBURG, Idaho -

A pilot is unhurt after an airplane accident at the Rexburg Airport.

Police said Roy Webster, 55, of Rexburg, was practicing touch-and-goes in his aircraft at 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

As the plane was headed south and touched down, a gust caused the plane to veer to the east. Webster tried to lift off, but the wheels caught a chain link fence and caused the aircraft to crash on its front end into the ground.

The airplane received front-end and wing damage.

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