On Saturday at 11:32 am, the Door County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a plane crash with injury at the Door County Cherryland Airport.
Michael Delain of Larson, WI, the injured 50 year-old pilot, was the only occupant of the airplane, a Cessna 206. The injuries were not considered serious.
The initial investigation indicated the aircraft ran out of fuel and Delain was forced to make an emergency landing. The aircraft came up approximately 200 ft short of the runway and came down on a grassy area. The airplane flipped upon touchdown and landed on its top. Delain was able to get out of the aircraft without assistance.
Also responding to the scene was the Southern Door First Responders, Southern Door Fire Department, and Door County Emergency Services.
The crash remains under investigation with assistance of the FFA.