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Springfield man recovering after crashing homemade plane in Clark County

Published: Sunday, September 17, 2017 @ 7:03 PM

Springfield man injured after crashing homemade plane in Clark County

A Springfield man is recovering after the ultralight plane he was flying crashed in the yard of Pleasant Twp. home Sunday afternoon. 

James Lewis, 46, was taken to Ohio State University Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries after crews arrived to the scene in the 6200 block of Pleasant Chapel Road around 2:35 p.m. 

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Lewis crashed the homemade plane while flying over the property for an attempted landing, according to a release from Springfield troopers. 

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Troopers said Lewis missed his landing area and struck a fence before crews arrived. 

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The Clark County Sheriff's Office as well as Pleasant Twp. Fire and EMS assisted Springfield troopers at the scene.

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