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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Washington County Sheriff Department investigate Aircraft Crash

WASHINTON COUNTY - MAY 25, 2023 - On May 17, 2023 at 10:33 am the Washington County Sheriff's Department received a report a aircraft crash.

Photo: An Ultra Light aircraft crashed in the area of Sparksville Road and Sparksville Crossing on May 16th

Officials responded to 10981 North Booker Road in Campbellsburg to meet with Lonnie Brown who found an unmanned Ultra-Light aircraft in his field.

The Ultra-Light was damaged, and Washington County Sheriff's Department contacted the FAA who responded to the scene to assist officers in the investigation.

Damon Evans arrived at the scene and told the FAA that his brother Daniel Evans, Bedford, Indiana was the operator of the aircraft and crash at 4:00 pm on May 16, 2023.

Daniel Evans was taken to Methodist Hospital, in Indianapolis Indiana with non-life-threatening injuries he received following the crash.

The crash happened while Evans was trying to land the aircraft. According to Damon Evans the wing hit the ground causing to crash with Daniel Evans ejected from the aircraft. Daniel Evans is expected to make a full recovery.

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