Freight plane crashes in northwest Kansas

Plane Crash (Courtesy: Sherman County Sheriff's Office)

SHERMAN COUNTY, Kansas – The Kansas Highway Patrol says a pilot escaped injury when a freight plane crashed in northwest Kansas. It happened just before 9 a.m. at County Road 10 and County Road 71. No passengers were on board.

Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Tod Hileman says the plane was carrying UPS cargo. It was registered to Key Lime Air of Englewood, Colorado.

The company said in a statement that the plane experienced and engine “anomaly” during the flight and went down safely in a rural area near Goodland.

Hileman says the Federal Aviation Administration has been notified of the crash.


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