Saturday, June 30, 2018

Incident occurred June 29, 2018 in Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts

STERLING - A local man was injured when he accidentally started up his remote control airplane set up on a stand behind the police station.

The accident took place at about 2:30 p.m. Friday as the victim was setting up to fly his airplane. The plane’s propeller struck him in the leg, causing a deep laceration, according to the Sterling Fire Department. He was treated by Sterling Fire Department emergency medical services

The man, whose name was not available, is a member of a remote control flying club that uses the field as a flying site and landing strip.

Original article can be found here ➤

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