Plane crashes at Butler County Regional Airport

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FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) — A small plane crashed at the Butler County Regional Airport Tuesday morning.

Emergency crews responded to the airport in the 2800 block of Bobmeyer Road near Hamilton just before 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Witnesses tell WLWT that only the pilot was inside of the plane.

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office tells FOX 19 that an elderly man was in plane alone and trying to take off when the plane crashed to the side of the runway.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, the man was removed by medics. He was reportedly conscious and breathing.

Authorities on scene haven’t released any other information yet.

WLWT reports the Butler County Regional Airport is a small airport owned by the Butler County Board of Commissioners. Most planes that take off or land at the airport are single-engine planes.

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