Aircraft slides off runway at Red Oak Airport

At 12:19pm, the Montgomery County Communications Center received a call from the Red Oak Airport reporting a small aircraft had slid off the runway while attempting to land.
The Red Oak Fire Department and Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency responded to the scene to verify the situation and determine no injuries or hazards existed.
The single occupant of the plane complained of minor injuries and was not transported to the hospital.
Extensive damage was noted to the landing gear and engine propeller of the aircraft.The aircraft involved is a Weitzel-Laury Varieze, fixed wing single engine plane owned and operated by a subject from Council Bluffs.
The incident is under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

The Red Oak Express

2012 Commerce Drive
P.O. Box 377
Red Oak, IA 51566
Phone: 712-623-2566 Fax: 712-623-2568

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