Legendary NASCAR owner Jack Roush appears to have survived another plane crash. Roush was piloting a Raytheon/Beechcraft Premier Jet when the plane fell out of the sky around Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Reports are indicating that the plane was too low on its landing approach and a last second correction caused the nose to dip and come in contact with the ground. Roush and a female employee, Brenda Strickland, were both able to walk away from the wreck, but they did have a few injuries.

Roush was taken to a local hospital and was first listed in serious condition, but his status has been downgraded to critical. According to Roush Fenway Racing, the owner is expected to make a full recovery, even though he will have to go through surgery.

This makes the second time in 10 years that Roush has been involved in a plane crash. The first was back in 2002 when he landed a small aircraft into a pond in Alabama.

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6 comments:

  (677) posted on 03.29.2011

Well, it’s a good thing that no fatal injury happened to him. However, on the funny side, that he actually got his injury on plane crash but not on his field, the racing track! 

  (619) posted on 09.22.2010

It so immature for others to say "who cares"..!

  (831) posted on 09.21.2010

I think if I were him, I’d be giving some serious thought as to whether or not I’d be flying again. This is twice now. Air travel seems to have it in
for him.

  (1211) posted on 09.21.2010

Perhaps Mr. Roush should think of hiring an actual pilot next time? Anyway, hope he recovers well.

  (555) posted on 07.29.2010

I am in total agreement with you AutoXN. The North American P-51 has secured its place as one of the finest aircraft in aviation history. It’s also pretty common knowledge that Ford named the vehicle after the legendary fighter.

  (462) posted on 07.29.2010

I am at Air venture. Roush’s plane did not cartwheel on the runway. it appeared to have stalled about 50 feet up and proceeded to hit the runway really hard breaking the tail off.

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