No Injuries in Red Oak Plane Crash

By: Ann McIntire Email
By: Ann McIntire Email

Around 8:30 Tuesday morning, the Red Oak Fire Department responded to the Red Oak Airport for a reported plane crash.

Crews arrived on the scene and found a single engine aircraft which appeared to have gone off the runway during landing, and stopped in a bean field in the middle of the airport complex. The pilot was the only person on board, and was outside the aircraft walking around with no injuries.

The aircraft involved is a 1965 Fixed Wing Single-Engine Cessna Model 150 F, registered in Clarinda, Iowa.

The airport closed for a short time while emergency crews were on the runway. The scene was handed off to the FAA for investigation.

The Red Oak Fire Dept was assisted on scene by the Red Oak Police Dept, Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency, City of Red Oak officials and airport authorities.


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