PHOTOS: Plane crashes in Butler County
Witnesses said the plane went sideways, then crashed, but never caught fire.
The pilot, who was the only person in the plane, was extricated by Hamilton fire crews and airlifted to University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Mercer said.
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His condition was not released late Tuesday afternoon, but investigators said he was conscious when they reached him.
The Federal Aviation Administration and the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating the crash.