By Ross Guidotti

LATROBE (KDKA) – One man was injured when a small plane crashed at the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport Friday morning.

According to emergency dispatchers, a small Piper plane crashed shortly after 10:30 a.m.

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Doug Splitstone was the only person on board at the time of the crash. They were flown to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, but their condition is unknown. However, his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

(Photo Credit: Westmoreland County Aviation)

(Photo Credit: Westmoreland County Aviation)

According to the FAA, Splitstone was doing practice maneuvers when the plane rolled off the runway and flipped.  As a result, one of the plane’s wings was torn off.

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The plane is owned by Westmoreland Aviation Holding Company.

So far, one Spirit Airlines flight has been diverted to Cleveland.

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