A Granite Falls man, Steven Lindquist, age 67, was injured when his small airplane crashed near the Granite Falls airport Friday morning.

At about 7:03 a.m. on June 10, the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting an airplane crash in a field east of Granite Falls. The 911 caller said there was a male with cuts on his head walking by the plane, a 1971 American Aviation two-seater.

First responders found and treated Lindquist at the scene, and he was airlifted to North Memorial in Robbinsdale. His medical status is unknown at this time.

Assisting at the scene were the Granite Falls Police, Fire Department, and Ambulance, North Air Care, Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota State Patrol and Yellow Medicine County Sheriff.