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Small plane makes hard landing in northwest Madison County, pilot OK

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MADISON COUNTY, Ala. - A small plane crashed in northwest Madison County on Monday. It happened on Harvest Road just west of Wall Triana Highway.

We understand first responders with HEMSI and the Madison County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene.

Officials confirmed the plane flew out of Philadelphia and was supposed to land at Huntsville International Airport.

Madison County place crash (Image: Rob Wendt)

The pilot of the plane made it out without any injuries, something Lieutenant Brian Chaffin with the Madison County Sheriff's Office said was miraculous.

"The pilot, in my book, 20-years I've never seen a pilot walk away from a crash like this. I shook his hand a-while ago and told him "Hey. You're a lucky man."

The Madison County Sheriff's Office closed down both directions of Harvest Road from Wall Triana Highway to Caroll Road.