FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Louisville FSDO-17
Event Type: Accident
Highest Injury: Serious
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
AIRCRAFT, EXPERIMENTAL BUCKEYE DREAM MACHINE, ON TAKEOFF CRASHED INTO TERRAIN, HARTFORD, KENTUCKY.
According to Ohio County Emergency Management, around 7 p.m., last night, Ohio County Central Dispatch received a call about a light-sport aircraft that crashed during takeoff at the Ohio County Airport. Dale was the only person aboard the aircraft.
Dale was transported to University of Louisville Hospital via PHI Air Medical and is listed in serious condition. The FAA and NTSB were notified and will be conducting investigations.
Ohio County EMA was assisted at the crash site by Ohio County EMS and PHI Air Medical of Greenville.
While the Ohio County EMA did not release the Dale's name to the public, his condition was discussed at tonight's Beaver Dam City Commission meeting.
Original article can be found here: http://surfky.com
One person is recovering on Monday after a small plane crash in Ohio County.
EMA officials say a light sport aircraft crashed Sunday night during takeoff at Ohio County Airport in Hartford.
The victim was flown to the University of Louisville Hospital and is listed in serious condition.
The victim's name has not been released.
Federal officials are investigating the cause of the crash.
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