No injuries in private plane crash at Cody Airport

Yellowstone Regional Airport

A small private plane crash-landed Saturday morning at Yellowstone Regional Airport in Cody. The aircraft was occupied by a student pilot and a flight instructor, neither sustained serious injury.

According to a Cody Enterprise report, the Piper Cub plane was affected by high wind speeds while landing on the tarmac around 10:55 a.m. Saturday, causing the plane to flip upside down before coming to rest on the northeast side of the airport building.

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Two flights into the airport were delayed due to the incident including a Delta flight from Salt Lake City and a United Express flight departing to Denver.

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash.

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