Troopers investigating Henry County plane crash

(Source: MGN)
(Source: MGN)(KOSA)
Published: Apr. 21, 2018 at 9:33 PM EDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a plane crash at the Henry County Airport.

Troopers say the accident happened just before 5:00 p.m. Saturday evening at the airport located on County Road O near Napoleon.

Investigators say Walter Bernard Gerhardt Jr., 59, was landing a single-engine plane at the airport when it ran off the runway and overturned.

Gerhardt was unharmed while his passenger, 51-year-old Audra Smith, suffered only minor injuries. Troopers say both were wearing 4-point safety harnesses.

The crash remains under investigation at this hour.