UPDATE: Cessna airplane crashes at Sawyer

Update: 7:06 PM Monday, January 5, 2015 (EST)

The Cessna has now been removed, and operations manager Steve Schenden says the airport is now open again as usual.

GWINN — Shortly after 3:30pm today, a single engine Cessna crashed at Sawyer International Airport. There have been no reports of injuries.

A single pilot occupied the plane at the time of the crash. The plane veered off the runway when taking off from the tarmac. The pilot escaped from the plane without injury, but the plane was substantially damaged.

ABC 10 News is on the scene, and we will update the story when more information is available. Tune in tonight at 11pm to ABC 10 News Now for more details.