The aircraft crashed into a field in the Salmon River Valley area on April 28

Rebecca Willson/Salmon Arm Observer

A pilot and passenger were able to walk away with only minor injuries after a small plane crashed near Salmon Arm.

On the morning of Friday, April 28, a small aircraft crashed in a field in the Salmon River Valley, said Salmon Arm RCMP Staff Sgt. Scott West.

“At this time, the pilot and sole occupant of the plane suffered only minor injuries,” West just after 10 a.m.

Emergency crews were on scene and were clearing the area following the crash.