Small plane crashes at Ohio airport; no injuries reported


NEW CARLISLE, Ohio (AP) — A small plane crashed early Tuesday as the pilot tried to land at a small airport in western Ohio, but authorities said no one aboard the aircraft was injured.

The plane overturned and ended up in a fence cat the Andy Barnhart Memorial Airport in New Carlisle. Witnesses said the plane appeared to lose traction when its wheels went over some wet grass, but the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

It wasn’t immediately clear if the pilot was the only person on board or where the plane had departed from.

The plane suffered some damage in the crash, but the amount and severity was not immediately known.

The crash is under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Federal Aviation Administration.

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