LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. — Authorities say a small plane caught fire after having to make a wheels-up belly landing at Lake Havasu Municipal Airport.
Responding city fire crews say the emergency landing punctured the plane’s right-side fuel tank, but the fire was extinguished quickly.
Authorities say the pilot was the only person aboard the plane and was not injured.
Today’s News-Herald reported that the plane took off from Houston Executive Airport earlier Wednesday.
Authorities say the cause of the crash is under investigation.