Police: Men recovering from broken bones, internal injuries following Vine Grove plane crash

Police: Men recovering from broken bones, internal injuries following Vine Grove plane crash
The crash happened on June 23 at the Vine Grove Airport. (Source: FireStorm Images)

VINE GROVE, Ky. (WAVE) – Two people are recovering after their plane crashed at the Vine Grove airport in Hardin County.

Vine Grove Police said Josef Schroeder, 75, of Radcliff, and Daniel Brooks, 34, of Rineyville, were onboard a single engine plane that crashed around 6:45 p.m. Sunday.

A witness told the News Enterprise the plane clipped a tree and plunged to the ground.

Multiple agencies responded to the single engine crash.
Multiple agencies responded to the single engine crash. (Source: FireStorm Images)

Schroeder and Brooks had to be extricated from the plane and were taken to University of Louisville Hospital.

Police said both men suffered multiple broken bones and internal injuries

The Vine Grove Police Department, the Vine Grove fire department, Radcliff Fire Department, Hardin County EMS and Ky 6 Air Medical all assisted in the effort, according to police.

The FAA is continuing to investigate the crash.

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