Plane Crash Near Lamberton 06 Jan 12

A Lakeville man was injured Thursday night when the small plane he was piloting crashed near Lamberton. 63-year-old Gary Debaun began to experience mechanical problems with the aircraft at about 11:45pm Thursday. He was able to land the single-engine plane on Highway 14 near Garden Avenue in Redwood County’s Lamberton Township, but lost control soon after. The plane then entered the ditch and struck several trees before rolling over. Debaun was alone in the aircraft and suffered only minor injuries. The plane was totaled. The crash is being investigated by local authorities and the FAA.