Pilot hurt in Missouri plane crash identified as 79-year-old

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) _ A pilot injured when a small plane crash landed after taking off from a suburban Kansas City airport has been identified as a 79-year-old man.

Lee’s Summit police identified the man Tuesday in a news release as Charles Gosselin of Kansas City. The release says the single-engine light aircraft crash landed in a parking lot of a Lee’s Summit park early Saturday. Gosselin had reported trouble with the aircraft shortly after takeoff.

Gosselin was taken to a hospital with injuries that were serious but not life-threatening. He remained hospitalized Tuesday.

Gosselin was the only one person on board, and no other injuries were reported.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.