A pilot in Leamington walked away with minor injuries after the airplane he was flying flipped onto its back Thursday evening.
Emergency crews in Leamington responded to the small airplane crash at Leamington Airport shortly before 5:30 p.m.
Leamington Airport co-owner Vick Gabriel said the PA-38 Piper Tomahawk was attempting to land at the airport when it went off the runway and flipped.
“It went off the runway, got into the grass where it was wet and flipped right over,” Gabriel said.
Leamington fire Chief Chuck Parsons said the pilot sustained a minor head injury and was taken to Leamington District Memorial Hospital.
The Ontario Provincial Police have taken over the scene and the Transportation Safety Bureau has been contacted, Parsons said.
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