Norwalk Post investigating non-injury plane crash near the Fostoria Metropolitan Airport
FOSTORIA – The Norwalk Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a non-injury plane crash that occurred today at approximately 4:07 p.m. near the Fostoria Metropolitan Airport.
The preliminary investigation show ed a Mooney M-20, piloted by James W. Van Hook, 66, Sylvania, made an emergency landing in a field after the engine of the plane lost power. The crash happened approximately one-third of a mile north of the approach end of runway 27, near the intersection of Weaver Road and Ecker Road in Jackson Township.
Van Hook was not injured and the single-engine Mooney sustained minor damage.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office. The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board have been notified and the incident remains under investigation.