70-year-old hurt when his airplane flipped over in Hancock County

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Published: Jul. 3, 2022 at 3:21 PM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - A 70-year-old man suffered minor injuries after his airplane flipped over in a take-off attempt in Northwest Ohio.

According to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, the plane flipped in Marion Township around 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. Hancock County EMS and the Vanlue Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene near TR 234 and SR 37.

Authorities said a 70-year-old man tried to take-off in his single engine airplane. Before lift-off, the nose of the plane hit the ground causing it to flip over. The plane came to a rest on its top side.

Crews treated the man for minor injuries at the scene.

The plane was a 2011 Cubcrafters single-engine airplane, according to the sheriff’s office. The FAA will handle the investigation.

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