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UPDATE: Pilot in ultralight plane crash landing in St. Joseph County found to be intoxicated

Published: Dec. 13, 2021 at 6:00 PM EST
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UPDATE: Indiana State Police say the pilot of an ultralight plane landed in jail after crash landing in St. Joseph County and was found to be operating while intoxicated late Monday afternoon.

61-year-old Joseph Krol of Mill Creek failed the field sobriety test after the crash and was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated - Endangerment and Operating While Intoxicated. He was medically cleared before being taken to the St. Joseph County Jail.

Krol was eventually released on recognizance.

61-year-old Joseph Krol of Mill Creek failed the field sobriety test after the crash and was...
61-year-old Joseph Krol of Mill Creek failed the field sobriety test after the crash and was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated - Endangerment and Operating While Intoxicated.(St. Joseph County Jail)

ORIGINAL STORY:

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) - Emergency crews responded to an ultralight plane crash landing on Monday in St. Joseph County.

Crews were called to the area of Grant and Wild Heather Roads in Warren Township around 4:45 p.m.

Police say there are no injuries. The pilot was the only person in the plane and was not harmed. No homes or nearby structures were damaged.

Police say the pilot showed possible signs of intoxication. The crash is under investigation.

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