Plane slides off runway, through fence at northwest Indiana airport

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Photo used with permission from WSBT-TV.

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. —  A plane slid off the runway at the Michigan City Municipal Airport Wednesday morning.

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department says the plane went through a fence, and into a cornfield.

They say both people on the plane refused medical treatment at the scene.

No word on what caused the accident, but there has been some lake effect snow in that area.

In fact, SkyCam9 was unable to fly to Michigan City because of the snow there.

 

Google Map for coordinates 41.703871 by -86.821163.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.