Pilot hikes to safety after southern Indiana plane crash

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Indiana Conservation Officers are assisting the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) after a Saturday morning  plane crash in Jackson County.

Chad Lowe, 31, of Crossville, TN crashed the small plane he was piloting and escaped with no injuries.

Shortly after 1:00 a.m., Lowe was piloting his 1962 Piper Colt aircraft when it suffered a mechanical failure, causing him to crash into a dense grove of trees in the Jackson-Washington State Forest. Lowe hiked to a nearby residence and sought assistance. 

Indiana Conservation Officers were assisted by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department on scene. The FAA is investigating, and should be contacted for further questions regarding the incident.

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