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Plane overturns in Wadsworth crash, pilot expected to survive

Authorities say the aircraft flipped over upon landing at the Skypark Airport.

WADSWORTH, Ohio — At least one person has been hurt following a plane crash in Wadsworth Thursday afternoon.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the Cessna 152 was attempting to land at Skypark Airport just after 5:30 p.m. when it went off the left side of the runway and into the grass before flipping over on its roof around 5:40 p.m. The pilot was taken to Akron General Hospital via ambulance, but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

No one else was inside the aircraft when it crashed. The Federal Aviation Administration is currently investigating the incident.

The Medina County Sheriff's Office released the following photo from the scene in a Facebook post about the incident:

Medina County Sheriff’s Office is on scene at Skypark Airport with Seville Guilford Fire/EMS and Ohio State Patrol for a...

Posted by Medina County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, April 28, 2022

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