Plane Involved in Columbus Crash has Good Record Created by kblakeslee on 7/25/2013 1:49:49 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ The airplane involved in a Columbus crash that injured two men was built from a kit, but experts say it has a good safety record.
Spokesman Dick Knapinski of the Experimental Aircraft Association based in Oshkosh, Wis., says the Glastar GS-1 has been around ``for a number of years'' and that the association uses Glastar aircraft for its youth program.
The plane involved in Thursday's crash is registered to Gerald Clayton of Columbus.
Columbus resident Larry Ruble says he knows the pilot and that he built the aircraft himself.
A message left at Clayton's house Thursday wasn't immediately returned.