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Plane Runs Off KSU Airport Runway Sunday

The plane, which was carrying the pilot and one passenger, slid off the runway Sunday.

No injuries were reported when a plane slid off the Sunday afternoon.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the 1998 Comp Air 6 landed in Stow and after the pilot, Brad Leeman, 32, of South Carolina, landed the plane, he over-corrected and went over the east edge of the landing strip, which disabled his aircraft in the mud.

The plane was carrying one passenger, Naomi Leeman, 26, of South Carolina.

The left wing of the airplane was damaged. 

The plane took off at the Galion Municipal Airport and landed in Stow at 1:10 p.m.

The FAA was notified of the incident and it is under investigation.

This is the third incident at the KSU Airport this year. Of the incidents, two instances were planes going off the runway by private planes. The third was a . No injuries were reported in any of the situations.

marshall mcgee May 14, 2011 at 02:36 PM
I wonder why all the mishaps, running off the runway etc., lately at the KSU airport. I use to fly out of there in the late 50`s and early 6o`s and we did not have this many problems and all we had was a dirt runway and the power lines and telephone poles were still across 59 which you had to avoid on takeoff and landing. Marshall McGee
Amanda Harnocz May 14, 2011 at 03:08 PM
Marshall: I wondered the same thing. Three incidents this year sparked my attention as well.

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