Fatal plane crash in Licking County

Local News

GRANVILLE, Ohio – Troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol Granville Post are investigating a plane crash near Heath.

Troopers said that at 1:37 p.m., a 2005 Cessna Skylane had just departed the Newark Heath Airport when it crashed into a wooded area near 484 Linnville Road, just east of State Route 13.

The pilot, Paul R Brown, 74, of Zanesville, succumbed to his injuries at the scene. No other passengers were on board.

The Federal Aviation Administration will be investigating the cause of the crash. Heath Fire Department and EMS also assisted on scene.

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