One man recovering in the hospital after he crashed his small plane in Crowley. It happened just after 1:00 PM at a private landing strip in the 100 block of Rue Chene near Crowley.
Deputies say when they arrived they saw a Ventura two seat single engine plane overturned on the ground.
The pilot was attempting to land when the front nose gear folded causing it to crash. The pilot whose identity is being with held owns the plane and said the wind complicated the landing attempt.
His injuries are non-life threatening officials with FAA are expected to travel to Acadia Parish to conduct an investigation.