|6/5/2014 2:39:00 PM|
Vintage plane goes off runway at ‘Fly-In’
Early visitors to the annual Fly-In at Rush City Airport got a little more excitement than usual at the pancake breakfast event. Sunday, June 8. Sheriff’s patrol were sent to Rush City Airport about 8:30 a.m. on a report of a plane crash. Authorities say a 1936 Tailor J2 was attempting to land when it veered off the runway into a drainage ditch and broke its propellor and sustained landing gear damage. The pilot from Amery, Wisconsin, was unhurt, the sheriff’s department said. FAA investigators are reviewing the incident.
A juvenile male was transported to Regions Hospital after crashing his ATV in an alleged fleeing incident June 2 about 6 p.m.
A deputy was trying to detain two ATVs being operated at a high rate of speed on Tern Avenue and 360th, Amador Township. One ATV operator stopped and the other boy took- off onto #81 northbound. As the suspect tried to turn off into a field, the ATV hit a piece of wood and flipped, the report stated.
Justin James Schultz, 25, Mpls. Booked by warrant. Held.
Clayton Matthew Ruddy, 20, Harris. Booked by county on probation violation. Held.
Joshua James Effertz, 36, Blaine. Booked by county. Held.
Richard Allen Smekofske, 45, North Branch. Booked by county, held under sentence.
Justin Robert Oase, 21, Lindstrom. Booked by county, held under sentence.
Charles Kohn, 19, Ham Lake. Booked by county. Held.
Gary Michael Hill, 38, Centerville. Booked by county. Held.
Marcus Matthew Udovich, 19, Chisago City. Booked by Lakes Area. Held.
Toniah Janice Lorge, 35, Forest Lake. Booked by warrant. Held.