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Police investigating thefts involving EKU’s aviation program

Published: Nov. 11, 2021 at 11:48 AM EST
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RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - We’re working to get more information about a theft involving Eastern Kentucky University’s aviation program.

It happened Tuesday at the Central Kentucky Regional Airport in Madison County.

EKU Police list eight theft reports of university-owned property.

EKU’s aviation program is based at the airport.

EKU released this statement about the situation:

We can confirm there was a theft that occurred at the Central Kentucky Regional Airport. It involved eight EKU aircraft.  We have grounded planes impacted for inspection.

The incident was reported to EKU Police on 11/9/21.  Neither EKU or EKU police will be commenting further as this is an ongoing investigation.

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