Sunday, September 4, 2016

Incident occurred September 04, 2016 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio

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.


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