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No injuries were reported. Traffic was disrupted on nearby Northeast Evergreen Road.

COURTESY PHOTO: HILLSBORO POLICE DEPARTMENT - A single-engine aircraft crash-landed shortly after takeoff from the Hillsboro Airport on Tuesday afternoon, June 7, coming to rest on the side of Northeast Evergreen Road. No one was hurt.A small aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing in Hillsboro on Tuesday afternoon, June 7.

Firefighters responded to the scene of the emergency landing at Northeast Evergreen Road and 25th Avenue. The road was closed in the eastbound direction for several hours.

Authorities say the plane had crashed on the grounds of the Hillsboro Airport at the end of one of the runways in the grassy area, then went through a fence.

The plane reportedly crashed because it lost power after taking off.

Hillsboro Fire & Rescue says there were two people on board, but they were able to get out by themselves and walked away uninjured. No other injuries were reported.

The Hillsboro Police Department tweeted that it was responding to the crash scene at 5:36 p.m. Tuesday.

Editor's note: This story originally appeared on the website of KOIN 6 News, Pamplin Media Group's news partner.


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