SPENCER COUNTY, Ky. (WDRB) -- KSP dispatch in Frankfort have confirmed that a plane has crashed in Spencer County. 

It happened at a private airport in Little Mount on Sunday.

Early investigations show a single engine Piper Arrow had engine problems during takeoff.

The pilot, 60-year-old Stan Thompson of Taylorsville, exited the runway into a wooded area, where the plane hit trees and caught fire.

Thompson was taken to University Hospital with minor injuries and burns.

We will update this story as more information becomes available. 

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