FAA investigating airplane landing in Lake Keystone
By John Dobberstein, Editor
Two people were injured Saturday after an aircraft landed in Lake Keystone, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said.
The incident happened around 9:30 a.m. on the lake near near Mud Creek, about 2 miles east of Prue in Osage County.
The Boeing Stearman PT-17 biplane was being flown by Bruce Forbes, 66, of Collinsville, and the passenger was 19-year-old Nevill Bailey of Tulsa. T
Forbes was taken EMSA Hominy to St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa and admitted in stable condition with trunk internal injuries, OHP said. Bailey was ransported by EMSA Hominy to St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa where she was treated and released.
The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the accident. OHP said the weather was clear and winds were 0-10 mph when the plane landed in the water.
Seatbelts were in use by both the pilot and passenger.
State troopers, the OHP Marine Enforcement Division and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers also responded to the scene.
Investigated by Trooper Matthew Hughart #527 of the Marine Enforcement Division of Troop W. Assisted by Trooper Brady Coyle #234, Trooper Gary Freeney #277 and Lt Michael Roe #77 also of the Marine Enforcement Division of Troop W. Also assisted by members of the US Army Corp of Engineer, and EMSA Hominy.