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  • Writer's pictureJoe Lyons

Fremont Post Investigating Injury Plane Crash Near the Sandusky County Regional Airport



CLYDE – The Ohio State Highway Patrol Fremont Post is currently investigating a single engine plane crash that occurred in a field approximately one-half mile northeast of the Sandusky County Regional Airport. The crash occurred today, May 6th, at approximately 12:57 pm.


Richard S. Hines, 69, of Port Clinton was piloting a 1964 Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee when he experienced engine problems and crashed in a field while attempting to return to the airport. Hines sustained serious injuries and was transported to Saint Vincent’s Medical Center by air ambulance and is in stable condition.


The Fremont Post was assisted on scene by the Clyde Fire Department, Sandusky County Sheriff’s Office, Clyde EMS, Sandusky County Life Squad 15 and Mercy Health Life Flight.


The FAA has been notified and the crash remains under investigation at this time.



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