Pilot OK after plane crash in Fort Mohave

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A small plane crashed in Fort Mohave Monday afternoon. By Jennifer Thomas A small plane crashed in Fort Mohave Monday afternoon. By Jennifer Thomas
A small plane crashed in Fort Mohave Monday afternoon. By Jennifer Thomas A small plane crashed in Fort Mohave Monday afternoon. By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas
A small plane crashed in Fort Mohave Monday afternoon. By Jennifer Thomas A small plane crashed in Fort Mohave Monday afternoon. By Jennifer Thomas

FORT MOHAVE, Ariz. – A pilot is OK after his plane crashed in northwestern Arizona Monday afternoon.

Tony Ginero, of Norco, Calif., told authorities that he had left Lake Havasu Airport and was getting ready to land at Sun Valley Airport when he experienced mechanical problems.

Ginero's plane crashed in the area of El Rodeo and Vanderslice roads in Fort Mohave, about a half mile past the airport, according to the Mohave County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff's deputies and Fort Mohave Valley Fire Department personnel responded to the scene.

MCSO spokeswoman Trish Carter said Ginero had minor injuries and refused medical treatment.

Ginero's 1965 Piper PA-30 fixed-wing twin-engine plane was damaged in the crash.

The National Transportation Safety Board will conduct an investigation.