Man hospitalized after plane crashes near Grand Lake St. Marys


GRAND LAKE ST. MARYS, Ohio (WDTN) – A plane has crashed and is partially submerged in a creek near Grand Lake St. Marys.

The crash happened Thursday morning around 7:50 a.m. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, shortly after takeoff the plane failed to gain altitude, crashing into a marsh in the Beaver Creek. Emergency crews are working at Casella-Montezuma Road and Guadalupe Road to contain fluids leaking from the plane into the water.

OSHP told 2 NEWS the pilot is out of the plane and has been taken to a hospital with unknown injuries.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources on the scene as well.

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