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2 escape injury in small plane crash in southwest Kansas


November 19, 2020

JOHNSON CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two Oklahoma residents escaped injury when a small plane crashed in Kansas while the pilot was attempting a "fly-by" of people on the ground, The Kansas Highway Patrol said.

The crash occurred Tuesday afternoon about 7 miles east of the Stanton County Airport near Johnson City, WIBW reported.

The Cessna 120 fixed-wing, single-engine airplane crashed when the left wing hit the dirt and it spun into the ground during the "fly-by," the patrol said.

The pilot, Blake Allen Gerard, 36, and a passenger, Matthew Allen Gerard, both of Collinsville, Oklahoma, were taken to...

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