Indiana Man Died in Accident at Avionics Company

A man in Indiana died in an accident at an avionics company near Fort Wayne International Airport. Reports say 57-year-old Kenyon Disbrow of Ossian was pronounced dead at the scene Tuesday, January 29, from “blunt force injuries.”

The local sheriff’s department said the death occurred at Premier Avionics at the Fort Wayne Aero Center. The coroner’s office ruled the man’s work-related death was an accident, but it remains under investigation by the coroner, Fort Wayne police and the Fort Wayne Airport Public Safety Department.

Premier Avionics performs aircraft repairs, parts installation and pilot training. Company owner Brian Paugh is reportedly cooperating with authorities.

The sheriff’s office released this statement:

On Tuesday, January 29, 2019, the Allen County Coroner’s Office was notified of a work related death located in the 4400 block of Altitude Drive, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana. A scene investigation was conducted with assistance from the Fort Wayne Airport Public Safety Department and the Fort Wayne Police Department. The deceased was positively identified as Kenyon Disbrow, male white, 57 years of age, from Ossian, Indiana and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The next of kin has been notified of the death. The Cause of Death has been determined to be Blunt Force Injuries, and the Manner is Accident. This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Airport Public Safety Department, the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Coroner’s Office.