Small plane goes down after takeoff in Denton County

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by JOSH DAVIS

WFAA

Posted on October 11, 2012 at 7:18 PM

Updated Thursday, Oct 11 at 10:43 PM

ROANOKE -- A plane went down near Northwest Regional Airport in Denton County Thursday at approximately 6:10 p.m.

A DPS spokesman said a Meyers Special bi-plane was taking off when it lost power. The pilot, Philip Witt, tried to land but crashed through a fence at the end of the runway and flipped the plane.

The pilot was strapped in and suffered only minor cuts and bruises. He was treated at the scene.

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