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Crop dusting plane crash-lands in ditch near Hutchinson, officials say

A small plane crashed on Wednesday southwest of Hutchinson.
A small plane crashed on Wednesday southwest of Hutchinson. Reno County Sheriff's Office

A pilot crash landed a small plane in a ditch southwest of Hutchinson on Wednesday, officials said.

The plane crash landed at Centennial Road and Mills Avenue along U.S. 50 about a mile north of Partridge, the Reno County Sheriff’s Office said in a tweet. No injuries were reported.

The 24-year-old Arkansas man flying the plane told state troopers he was crop dusting in the area when the Air Tractor AT-301 had a sudden power loss and he crash landed into a ditch, a Kansas Highway Patrol crash report states.

The plane is registered to Phoenix Equipment in Nickerson, FAA records show.



A World War II plane that had just finished flying over area ceremonies and cemeteries for Memorial Day crash-landed near Wichita's Westport Airport on Monday afternoon, May 28, 2018.



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