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83- year-old pilot injured after plane crash near Franklin Flying Field

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Posted at 3:28 PM, Feb 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-21 18:08:08-05

JOHNSON COUNTY — A pilot was taken to the hospital after a plane crash Monday afternoon in Johnson County.

The crash happened at the Franklin Flying Field. This is south of Franklin and east of Trafalgar.

The pilot, 83-year-old Floyd Hollandbeck, of Brownsburg, was the only one on board. He was flown to IU Health Methodist Hospital for treatment. He is in serious condition.

Hollandbeck suffered injuries to his face and a possible broken leg, according to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office.

Federal investigators are responding to the scene.

Additional details haven't been released at this time.

WRTV Senior Digital Content Producer Andrew Smith and Real-Time Editor Lucas Gonzalez assisted with this report.