FORKS TWP., Pa. -

A small plane crashed to the ground at an airport Northampton County.

It happened just before 5 p.m. Thursday at Braden Airpark in Forks Township, outside Easton.

The plane was ascending when it suddenly nose-dived onto Uhler Road, officials said.

Only the pilot was on board the plane. He was a little disoriented, but otherwise appeared to be OK, officials said.