MOUNT VERNON — A Millersport man has died after being struck by an airplane propeller on Saturday at Wynkoop Airport, Granville Road.
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Larry Hoover, 79, was starting his 1941 Aeronca 65-CA fixed wing, single-engine plane when he was struck.
Hoover was transported to Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center where he later died.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol continues to investigate.
The Mount Vernon Fire Department and Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene, as well as Federal Aviation Administration.