Light plane crashes in RC

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C.  — The highway patrol responded to the call just after noon Monday saying that a small plane crashed in a remote part of Rutherford County.

The plane went down Sunday night off of Deer Path, west of Union Mills. There were no injuries.  The pilot was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

The investigation has been handed over to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).