By News Staff

TULSA, Okla. — UPDATE, 9/6/21: Tulsa PD says that the pilot is out of surgery and in serious condition following the plane crash this morning near Harvey Young Airport.

Additionally, Tulsa PD heard from a witness at Harvey Young airport said they saw the plane struggle to take off from the runway. The witness said once the plane was in the air, it drifted, lost control and crashed in the empty parking lot of Hmong Alliance Church.

UPDATE, 9/6/21: Tulsa PD says the crash happened around 10:30 a.m. The pilot was hurt and was taken to the hospital. The pilot crashed in an empty church parking lot while trying to take off. The FAA is investigating.

Members of the Tulsa Police Department are responding to reports of a plane crash in east Tulsa.

Dispatch says the crash happened East 21st Street & S 133rd East Avenue.