By Kate Norum

LIMESTONE CO., Ala. (WAFF) – A pilot is safe after being rescued from a plane crash in western Limestone County.

It happened in the Good Springs Community Tuesday afternoon, when a small personal aircraft crashed into a tree.

The Good Springs Volunteer Fire Department confirmed the pilot was unharmed, but had to be lowered from the tree.

Firefighters said Athens Utilities workers rescued him using one of their bucket trucks.