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.

 

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