LEXINGTON, N.C. — One person was injured after an ultralight aircraft crashed onto a golf course in Lexington Sunday night, according to Davidson County Emergency Communications.
The 911 call for help came in at 6:22 p.m. The ultralight plane crashed into trees around the Sapona Golf, Swim, & Tennis Club in Lexington.
One person was injured in the crash, and is being airlifted to a hospital for emergency medical treatment. The name of the injured and the severity of their injuries has not been released to the public at this time.
A Sapona spokesperson said the aircraft looked like a small powered hang glider, and it crashed into the woods by the #2 green. The rescue helicopter landed nearby on the fairway.
Multiple emergency crews responded to the scene, including the Tyro Fire Department, Reeds Fire Department, Davidson County Rescue Squad, and Davidson County EMS.
This is a breaking news story and will be updated as we learn more information.