By WCCO-TV Staff

MANKATO, Minn. (WCCO) — A pilot is recovering after a plane crash-landed in Mankato Tuesday night.

It happened just before 8 p.m. at the Mankato Regional Airport.

(credit: CBS)

The pilot — a 78=year-old man — was hospitalized with injuries that were not life-threatening, according to city officials. He was the only person on the plane.

Federal officials are investigating the cause of the crash.

Viewer Cody Johnson shared video of the aftermath of the crash, showing the plane broken up following the crash.