The FAA Investigating After Tuesday Night Plane Crash at the Mankato Airport

The FAA is in Mankato after authorities responded to a plane crash at the Mankato Regional Airport Tuesday night.

Mankato Public Safety officials say the pilot, a 78 year old man, who was the only occupant of the plane, was attempting to land the plane shortly before 8pm.

The pilot of the plane was reportedly injuries, but the extent of those injuries is unknown at this time.

While the Mankato airport was closed, planes landed at surrounding airports, including New Ulm and Waseca.