June 17, 2024

Scene of a two person ultra light air craft that crashed on Bashan Road in the Tackerville area of Racine, Ohio. Photo by Carrie Gloeckner.

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The Meigs Independent Press does not release direct photos of fatal crashes. Until the condition of the occupants is officially released, such images will not be released on the MIP.)

RACINE, Ohio – A two passenger ultra light aircraft crashed just off Bashan Road in the Tackerville area of Racine, Ohio.

Two people have been flown via Med Flight 3 and Med Flight 6 to Cabell-Huntington Hospital. The extent of their injuries has not been released. The call came in around just before 5 p.m. that the crash had taken place. Racine Fire Department responded to the scene along with Meigs EMS and Meigs EMA. Additionally, Meigs County Sheriff’s Deputies and Sheriff Keith Wood were on scene. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Both lanes of the roadway were closed for approximately an hour and a half. They have since been reopened to traffic.

The cause of the crash or further details have not been released including the names of the occupants in the air craft.