STILLWATER, Okla. — Quick Facts:
- Planes owned by Oklahoma State was damaged in the storm
- The planes are used for the pilot training program
Oklahoma State reported some storm damage as heavy rain, wind and lightning swept through the state.
FOX23 received a photo of a damaged plane from student Lucy McCollom.
McCollom is a student in the pilot training program. The plane was owned by the university for their pilot training program.
Officials confirmed five planes were damaged; two of those were totaled. The insurance adjuster will give an estimate, but three of the planes were new; officials believe replacing them will be expensive, costing as much as $370,000.
25 planes sit at the Stillwater Municipal Airport.
Wind gusts reached 70 miles per hour during the storm.
The planes were left outside because the flight program manager said the weather forecast did not show imminent danger to the property.