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Kansan survives plane crash

June 22, 2008

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— A central Kansas man suffered serious injuries when his single-engine airplane crashed near Andover.

Sheriff's Lt. Jeremy Train says the airplane apparently went into a stall before crashing in a field on Saturday morning.

The plane's landing gear and underside sustained significant damage.

The pilot, a 45-year-old Butler County resident, was taken to Wesley Medical Center for evaluation of back injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the cause of the accident.

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