A small private aircraft made a hard landing at Mid-coast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield in Fort Stewart, according to Fort Stewart Public Affairs Officer, Kevin Larson. The landing took place around 8:45 am Thursday morning. The air strip is manned by civilian and military authorities.
Larson reported that the pilot, yet to be identified, was able to exit the plane safely. He said the plane is a Piper PAP 32-300 aircraft. Larson said the plane was damaged but the extent of damage and cause of the hard landing are currently under investigation.
The pilot was transported to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah.
More on this story as it becomes available.