The man is suffering serious injuries.
A 67-year-old Ontario man is suffering serious injuries after he crashed a homemade airplane into a construction site yesterday evening.
According to Elgin County OPP, the plane, a Rutan, Long E-Z, single-engine piston, was an amateur home-built aircraft.
Elgin County OPP | Press Release
The aircraft ploughed into the foundation of a partially-built home, which police say was located near a grass landing strip.
OPP says that the plane was discovered near Leitch Street in Dutton at about 6:15 p.m. on Thursday evening.
The pilot was airlifted to a nearby hospital with serious and possibly life-altering injuries.
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has since launched an investigation into the incident.
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