No injuries reported after plane crashes on Missouri River sandbar

Posted at 5:10 PM, Jan 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-16 19:10:38-05

HELENA – Broadwater County Sheriff Wynn Meehan said the pilot of a plane that crashed into a sandbar on the Missouri River outside of Townsend was not injured.

According to Meehan, crews are staging in the River Road area.

Reports of the crash came in around 4 p.m.

Sheriff Meehan said the plane is upside down on its top on a sandbar in the river.

MTN News has a reporter on their way to the scene. We will update you when more information is available.

-Reported by Eric Jochim/MTN News