Homemade plane crashes east of Canon City; pilot injured

Homemade plane crash east of Canon City, June 18, 2017. (Photo: Fremont County Sheriff's Office)

FREMONT COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - The pilot of a homemade aircraft was injured after crashing in a field east of Canon City Sunday morning.

The plane crashed around 8 a.m. near Highway 50 and Highway 67. The pilot waved down officers in the area for help, police said.

The pilot's injuries were unknown but reportedly minor, police said.

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office contacted the property owner where the crash occurred to access the property and recover the plane.