Oil Pressure problem causes emergency landing

Posted By on March 20, 2010

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EDIT 3/21/2010: The plane was built by Kevin Kinney. It was a Zenith 601XL with a Jabiru 3300 engine. It received it Airworthiness certificate August 28, 2009. Kevin is a member of EAA Chapter 174 in Cincinnati.

Pilot uninjured in Warren County plane crash

No one was injured when a single engine plane crashed into a field in rural Warren County this morning, March 20.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash, which took place shortly after 9 a.m. in Turtlecreek Twp..

The single-engine, fixed-wing plane was reportedly built by the pilot, and had only six hours of flying time under its wings before losing oil pressure and forcing an emergency landing. It reportedly took off from the Lebanon Warren-County Airport and crashed along Ohio 48, just south of Ohio 122.

On the way down, he reportedly clipped a fence and narrowly missed some electrical wires. The plane suffered damage to its landing gear, propeller and wing, but there was no fuel spillage.

The 46-year-old pilot was reportedly found outside the wreckage uninjured.

3/21/2009 Updated article LINK.

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