An investigation is ongoing after a small plane crashed into a field in Norfolk County, August 3, 2018. (Photo courtesy of the OPP via Twitter)

Pilot Escapes Serious Injury In Plane Crash

An Elgin County resident is lucky to be alive after a plane crashed into a Norfolk County field.

The Ontario Provincial Police say emergency crews were called on Friday after the small plane crashed into a field at a Byerlay Side Rd. address, and came to a rest upside down.

Police say the 72-year-old male pilot from Elgin County suffered minor injuries in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation and Transport Canada has been notified.

An investigation is ongoing after a small plane crashed into a field in Norfolk County, August 3, 2018. (Photo courtesy of the OPP via Twitter)

An investigation is ongoing after a small plane crashed into a field in Norfolk County, August 3, 2018. (Photo courtesy of the OPP via Twitter)