Small plane makes a hard landing in Butler County

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BUTLER COUNTY, Kansas – A small plane made a hard landing early Saturday morning.

It happened about four miles east of Augusta on Highway 54.

The Beechcraft was attempting to take off from a field when it struck a barbed wire fence and came to rest near the highway.

The 28-year-old pilot from El Dorado and his 44-year-old passenger from Andover were not injured. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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