HURON TWP. — A Castalia man sustained non-life-threatening injuries after a single-engine airplane crash Sunday afternoon in Huron Township.
Kaden Keegan, 20, of Castalia, was operating a Team Mini-Max Ultralight plane when he encountered high winds that caused him to nose dive into a field just before 2 p.m. Sunday, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol Sgt. Eric Mentis.
The crash occurred at Hinde Airport on Boos Road close to BGSU Firelands’ campus.
The FAA was notified about the crash and will assist with the investigation, State Highway Patrol officials said.
Keegan was taken to Firelands Regional Medical Center for treatment, Mentis said. Alcohol and drug use aren’t suspected. The State Highway Patrol was assisted on scene by the Erie County Sheriff’s Office and Huron Fire and EMS.
HURON TWP. — The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Sandusky post is handling a single-engine plane crash that occurred Sunday afternoon at Hinde airport on Boos Road in Huron Township, a patrol dispatcher told the Register.
Additional details, like whether anyone sustained injuries, the number of people involved in the crash and more are unknown.