1 Man Injured In Plane Crash At Arnold Palmer Airport

LATROBE (KDKA) – One man was injured when a small plane crashed at the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport Friday morning.

According to emergency dispatchers, a small Piper plane crashed shortly after 10:30 a.m.

Doug Splitstone was the only person on board at the time of the crash. They were flown to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, but their condition is unknown. However, his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

(Photo Credit: Westmoreland County Aviation)

(Photo Credit: Westmoreland County Aviation)

According to the FAA, Splitstone was doing practice maneuvers when the plane rolled off the runway and flipped.  As a result, one of the plane’s wings was torn off.

The plane is owned by Westmoreland Aviation Holding Company.

So far, one Spirit Airlines flight has been diverted to Cleveland.

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  1. Zulu Bantu says:

    Dear Ross Guidotti….or Guido for short. How did you land a writing job? I’m just curious. Is there an editor on board or is this a garage site posing as a news outlet?

    You wrote, “Doug Splitstone was the only person on board at the time of the crash. They were flown to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, but their condition is unknown. However, his injuries….”

    No details….little info and bad grammar…..poorly written….please, stop writing.

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