Serious injuries reported in small plane crash in Perry Twp.

FAA investigating accident

PERRY TWP. — Serious injuries were reported after a small plane crashed into a field in Perry Twp. Sunday.

The crash was reported in the 900 block of North Preble County Line Road shortly after 9:30 a.m., according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

The pilot suffered serious injuries, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. New Lebanon Fire Department transported the patient in stable condition from the scene to Miami Valley Hospital.

Lt. Joe Hetzel of the New Lebanon Fire Department said it was a small plane involved in the crash that sustained heavy damage. The plane was a single seat ultralight airplane.

A preliminary report from the FAA identified the plane as a Kolb Firestar II and listed the aircraft as destroyed.

The plane crashed “under unknown circumstances in a field,” the report read.

The FAA is continuing to investigate the crash.

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