Woman hurt after being hit by plane while kayaking

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YAMHILL COUNTY, Ore. (KPTV) — Deputies accidental 1 pistillate was wounded aft being deed by a level taking disconnected from a gravel barroom successful Oregon.

At astir 5:08 p.m., Yamhill County Communications received a 911 telephone regarding an injured kayaker connected the Willamette River successful the country of Lower Lambert Bar betwixt Dayton and the Wheatland Ferry.

Deputies arrived connected the country and located the injured kayaker arsenic good arsenic a Pipe Super Club level connected a gravel bar. The h2o rescue vessel from TVF&R transported the unfortunate to the ambulance astatine the extremity of Southeast Green Acres Road with superior injuries.

A preliminary probe revealed that the level was taking disconnected from a gravel barroom erstwhile the kayaker was deed by the plane. The aviator returned to the country and is cooperating with the investigation.

The level is equipped with tundra tires allowing for takeoff and landing successful this area, and the aviator reports having antecedently landed and taken disconnected from the country 50 times and has implicit 6500 hours of formation time.

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