The pilot of a single-engine airplane escaped with minor injuries Sunday night when the plane crashed about 100 yards short of the runway at Ogden Municipal Airport.

The plane came down in a small field on the south side of 44th South at about 16th West in Roy, a city police dispatcher said.As of Monday morning, police would not release the name of the pilot involved in the 9:25 p.m. accident. The pilot was taken to McKay-Dee Hospital in Ogden where he was listed in satisfactory condition Monday.