A small plane has crashed into a motel near the Rough River Dam State Resort Park, about 80 miles southwest of Louisville, Ky., authorities say.

The plane hit the two-story Pine Tree Inn, a small 19-room motel near an airport in the park, The Courier-Journal reports.

The motel is less than a mile south of the south end of the Rough River State Park Airport.

It is unclear whether the plane was taking off or landing when the accident occurred.

The weather was mostly cloudy at the time of the crash, with winds 10-15 mph and gusting over 20 mph at times . 

The Courier-Journal also reports that the hotel is currently on fire.

Tony Tivitt, a postal worker in an office next door to the Pine Tree Inn, told NBC News that the plane hit the side of the motel close to the roof. He added that an explosion followed and that emergency response workers were on the scene trying to control the blaze.

The plane hit the motel around 1:45 p.m. EDT Friday afternoon with one person on board, local television station WAVE News reports.

Aerial footage from two local Louisville television stations showed damage apparently isolated in a small section near the motel's pool.

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said that no one on the ground was injured in the crash, The Associated Press reports.

There has been no confirmation yet on the fate of the pilot.

According to the Rough River Dam State Resort park's Web site, avaitors can fly in to the park and camp near their aircraft.

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