Small plane tips onto nose during landing at Arlington Municipal Airport

ARLINGTON, Wash. — An investigation is underway after a single-engine Cessna 180J landed at the Arlington Municipal Airport and veered off the runway, tipping onto its nose.

The incident happened at around 4:05 p.m Friday. Only the pilot was aboard the plane.

City officials said the pilot suffered minor injuries and was treated by Airlift Northwest, which has an office at the airport.

It is not yet known what caused the rough landing.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the incident.

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