(Seymour, Ind.) - A man survived a second plane crash Tuesday, but the same plane likely won’t be taking flight again anytime soon.
A World War I-era bi-plane crashed at Freeman
Field near Seymour on Tuesday.
Indiana State Police
Indiana State Police say a report of a plane crash was called in about 8:45 a.m. at Freeman Field in Seymour.
An SE 5A single engine, World War I-era bi-plane had taken off from the runway at the airfield when at an altitude of about 50 to 60 feet it lost power. The plane crashed into a field just north of the runway.
The pilot, Phillip E. Krueger of Freetown, Ind. suffered only minor bumps and scrapes in the crash.
According to the state police, this is the second time this plane has been involved in a crash. A similar incident happened in June 2008 when Krueger took off from Freeman Field shortly after take-off the plane lost power and crashed near the runway.
Federal Aviation Administration investigators were expected to arrive and begin looking into the crash Tuesday afternoon.