(9-4-19) The Van Wert County Sheriff’s s Office is investigating an aircraft crash. Sheriff Riggenbach said that at 5:33pm this afternoon his Office was notified of a plane crash in the area of 8503 Richey Road. When deputies arrived it was determined that an Ultralight aircraft had crashed in a bean field located on the Southeast corner of Lincoln Highway and Richey Roads.

The aircraft was a 1997 Phantom X1 being flown by Joshua J. Huber (32) of Convoy. Huber was not injured in the crash. Riggenbach stated the investigation is continuing and FAA has been contacted as part of the investigation.