An Ultralight Plane Valued At $92,000 Was Stolen From Peterborough Municipal Airport

From an OPP release today...

Theft of Ultralight Plane from Peterborough Municipal Airport

On November 28th 2012, OPP officers were dispatched to the Peterborough Municipal Airport in regards to the theft of an ultralight airplane. Sometime overnight, thieves entered a hanger which stored airplanes from the Aerostrike Aviation Ultralight Flight School. An ultralight plane and assorted equipment were stolen.

The stolen plane is described as a 2004 Airborne Aerostrike, model – 912XT, red and black in colour. Also taken were 2 sets of airplane wings not belonging to the stolen aircraft, a modified boat trailer used to transport the plane and some assorted aviation gear. Total value of the theft is approximately $92,000.00. The stolen plane did not have a set of wings attached to it at the time of the theft.

Thieves and potential purchasers of this stolen plane are advised that should these mismatched wings be used on this plane, the wings could become detached during flight.

Anyone with information regarding this theft is asked to call Peterborough County OPP at (705) 742-0401 or Peterborough Northumberland Crime Stoppers at 1-800 222-TIPS (8477).


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