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One person killed in small plane crash near Toledo

One person killed in small plane crash near Toledo
Posted April 27th, 2013 @ 5:35pm by Associated Press

(Bryan, Ohio)--The State Highway Patrol says a Michigan man was killed and a second injured when the small plane they were flying crashed at a northwest Ohio airport after veering to avoid another aircraft.

The Ohio Patrol says the crash occurred about 8:30 Saturday mornign at Bryan aero park near Bryan, about 55 miles west of Toledo.

Troopers says pilot Leslie Dean, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, died Saturday afternoon at a Toledo Hospital.

The condition of his passenger, 51 year old Kent Hyne, also of Ann Arbor, wasn't known.

The Patrol says Dean was trying to land the 2010 model, self-assembled single engine aircraft on a grass runway, when another aircraft attempted to land from the opposite direction.

Troopers say Dean's plane lost power and crashed in a field north of the runway.

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