Man rescued after ultra-light aircraft crashes into Tygart River

Courtesy: Grafton Fire Department
Courtesy: Grafton Fire Department(WDTV)
Published: Jan. 19, 2017 at 7:30 PM EST
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The Grafton Fire Department rescued a man from the Tygart River after the ultra light aircraft he was flying went down in the water.

This happened around 5:30 p.m., Thursday. Firefighters got the call and were able to get the man out of the water within six minutes.

The pilot was taken by EMS to Grafton City Hospital. He's expected to be OK.