OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The Millard Airport was shut down for a few hours Saturday, as a result of a gyrocopter crash just before 2:00 PM.
Witnesses at the scene say the pilot was able to walk to the ambulance after crashing just off the runway. No other people were inside the aircraft, and no other injuries were reported.
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the incident, no word yet on what caused the accident.
The airport has since reopened.
Witnesses tell us the pilot was able to walk away and into an ambulance after crashing his gyrocopter at Millard Airport. We are unaware of exact injuries at the moment. Omaha Police say FAA is going to give us a narrative. @3NewsNowOmaha pic.twitter.com/1CHahgy3Y2— Kent Luetzen (@KentLuetzen) December 7, 2019