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Illinois pilot, Kansas airport manager die in plane crash

 


CUMMINGS, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say an Illinois pilot and his passenger have died after a World War II-era P-51 Mustang fighter crashed one day after it flew in a festival that celebrates famed aviator Amelia Earhart in her Kansas hometown.

The Kansas City Star (http://bit.ly/2vrYESC ) reports that the crash happened Sunday in a field less than ten miles from the airport in Atchison. The crash killed the pilot, 64-year-old Vlado Lenoch, of Burr Ridge, Illinois, and his passenger, 34-year-old Bethany Root. Root was the manager of the Amelia Earhart Memorial Airport in Atchison, which is...



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