Saturday, March 24, 2012

Van's RV-4: Crashed Plane Lands Upside Down, 1 Man Sent to Hospital

A man is en route to the hospital after his plane crashed Saturday afternoon, flipping onto its roof as it landed.

A neighbor tells 11 News that the pilot was flying at low speed as he descended towards a landing strip on his property. The neighbor identified the pilot as Bob Boozell. The pilot's identity has not been officially identified, but property records do show a Bob Boozell living near the crash site, located near County Road 73 and County Road 94.

Though early responders reported that the victim was trapped upon arrival, the neighbor says he was just struggling to get out due to being buckled up. The neighbor says the injuries are likely not serious.

11 News is still working to get official confirmation about the neighbor's account.

The FAA describes the plane as a RV-4, which is small, lightweight and home-built. 

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