The Union Township
pilot of a single-engine airplane escaped injury this morning when his plane
rolled over on the runway after landing at the Porter County Regional
Airport, the Porter County Sheriff’s Police said.
police, at 9:51 a.m. Carl Lane, 54--the holder of a valid pilot’s
license--had just landed his 1947 Stinson 108-2, all wheels down, when a
strong west wind pushed the pane off the runway.
The Stinson then
rolled over, police said.
Assisting the PCSP
at the scene were the Washington Township Fire Department and Porter EMS.
The FAA will be
handling the investigation, police said.