DILLON — The pilot injured in a Tuesday morning plane crash has been transported to a Missoula hospital for treatment.
Beaverhead Sheriff Paul Craft identified the injured pilot as 23-year-old Matthew Dixon Jr. of Bozeman.
The pilot crashed a small Cessna while attempting a landing at the airport about 9 a.m.
The pilot was transported to Barrett Hospital and HealthCare in Dillon that morning.
Federal Aviation Administration records indicate Dixon was certified as a student pilot in August.