2010-04-08 / Local & State

Ultralight Crashes Into Tree In Valley Forge Park

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. (AP) – An ultralight pilot has been rescued nearly two hours after he crashed into a tree in Valley Forge National Historical Park.

The accident happened around 4:30 p.m. Thursday on a trail near George Washington’s headquarters.

The pilot was stuck in the plane about 75 feet in the air.

Officials say he wasn’t hurt and that he lives near the park. Investigators are still looking into exactly what happened in the crash.

The historic park is about 20 miles northwest of Philadelphia.

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