A small airplane flipped while taking off at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport on Friday. No injuries were reported.

The runway was closed part of the day to remove the plane, which flipped at about noon, according to a spokesperson for the city. The other runways remained open.

FAA Communications Manager Lynn Lunsford said it was a single-engine aircraft with one person aboard, with the tail number N9925N. Lunsford said the FAA will investigate.

The FAA registry lists the plane as a Cessna model 180J, with a manufactured year of 1975. It is registered out of Tyler.

Cory is a multimedia journalist and member of the Education Writers Association, Criminal Justice Journalists and Investigative Reporters and Editors. He has appeared on Crime Watch Daily and Grave Mysteries on Investigation Discovery.

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