PORTSMOUTH, OHIO (WCHS/WVAH) — One person is being treated for injuries after a small aircraft crashed in southern Ohio.
The small aircraft, which was piloted by Brett M. Lloyd, 58, of Mt. Sterling crashed at about 8:50 Sunday morning near Kinstler Road in the construction area of the new Portsmouth Bypass Project in Portsmouth, Ohio, according to a release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
The release said when troopers arrived; the gasoline powered parachute had failed to maintain altitude.
The aircraft struck a rock pile and then struck a large piece of construction equipment.
Lloyd was transported to Southern Ohio Medical Center and is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.