NASCAR Owner Jack Roush Survives Plane Crash

July 28th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD  

By Gina Gomez
jack-stJuly 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The founder and CEO of Roush Fenway Racing company, Jack Roush was taken to Thada Clark Medical Center last evening following a frightful plane crash at Wittman Air Field in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The terrifying accident took place when Jack Roush private jet Hawker Beechcraft Premier 390 while landing experienced a hard and suddenly arrested thrust and broke into two as a consequence. The plane crash reportedly happened at 6:14 p.m. and after the crash the take off and landing operations AirVenture stopped owing to the debris created because of the wreckage and the crew members cleaned it to clear the traffic of the airport.

Dr. Kevin Wasco, the attending physician of Jack Rouse in Thada Clark Medical Hospital said that the Michigan racing tycoon is stable now and his injuries are non-life threatening. The other victim in the plane crash who suffered injury along with Jack Roush’s friend Brenda Strickland of Plymouth. The doctors say that the other victim too is out of life threatening danger. Geoff Smith, the president of Roush Fenway Racing said that the injuries of the Roush Enterprises’ owner include facial “lacerations” but despite getting severe injuries Jack Roush managed to walk out of the plane and take his medication. Jack Roush was attending the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin this week.

Jack Roush has witnessed plane crashes before as well, the news sources report that this is the second time the Michigan Sports Hall Of Fame personality has survived a plane crash. In April 2002, the racing tycoon crashed his plane into a pond in Alabama but luckily was saved by a retired mariner Larry Hicks. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are now investigating the cause of the crash and the reports will be produced soon.

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