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Small plane crashes at site of country music festival

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BROWNSVILLE, Ore. (AP) – Authorities say a pilot was injured when his small plane crashed at the site of a recently-held country music festival south of Salem near Brownsville.

Linn County Undersheriff Paul Timm says deputies responded to the crash Monday and found that a single passenger experimental airplane had crashed into some temporary fencing where a festival beer garden had been.

Timm says 69-year-old John Loomis of Eugene told authorities he was taking photos of the area and the Willamette Country Music Festival site.

Timm says Loomis was taken by ambulance to a Springfield hospital with minor lacerations and back pain.

Authorities are investigating.

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