Plane Burns Before Takeoff

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email
The pilot, Marvin Warner, 85, was taken to the hospital with a burn on his leg.

Courtesy: Worthington Fire Department

WORTHINGTON, Ky. (WSAZ) --A pilot from Russell,Ky is very lucky after his plane caught fire and burned right before takeoff Friday afternoon.

The incident happened at the Ashland Regional Airport in Worthington, Ky.

The pilot, Marvin Warner, 85, was taken to the hospital with a burn on his leg.

We’re told that Warner had been working on the plane and went to test it. He was taxing to runway when the the plane caught fire.

The experimental aircraft was destroyed.


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