New Iberia, La. - A pilot is in the hospital following a crash in Iberia Parish Friday morning. The crash took place just after 8 am in a field south of New Iberia near Dubois Road.
Captain Ryan Turner with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office says the aircraft was a fixed-wing single-engine plane.
Witnesses told sheriff's deputies on the scene the pilot was practicing landings and take-offs all morning in the field where the crash happened.
Deputies suspect the plane struck a power line, causing the crash. However, the official cause of the accident is still under investigation.