by Matthew Keys

Federal aviation officials are investigating the cause of a small plane crash that happened Saturday morning near Winters.

First responders were called to the scene of the crash around 11:15 a.m. near County Road 31 in unincorporated Yolo County, the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post.

Officials told KCRA-TV the pilot of the plane took off from Yolo County Airport near Davis and then flipped the plane after trying to land in a nearby field. It was not clear why the pilot was trying to land the plane in a field or if there was an emergency during flight.

One person, believed to be the pilot, was taken to the hospital. The Federal Aviation Administration is now investigating the cause of the crash. No other information was released.