Small plane crashes on landing at local airpark

The two people on board were not seriously injured

Deputies investigate plane that crash landed at Twin Oaks Airport, Oct. 5, 2017. (WCSO)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A small aircraft crashed upon landing Thursday the Twin Oaks Airpark in Washington County.

Sgt. Bob Ray with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said the 1963 Piper 250 Comanche, carrying two people, came up short on the runway, popped up and then came back down, crashing on the runway.

The pilot, John Gorman, 39, was training for an advanced certification. He and flight instructor 68-year-old Ronald Magnus were taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

There was significant damage to the plane including a twisted fuselage and damage to the wings and tail.