Archive for Friday, July 13, 2012

Nortonville pilot crashes in Wyoming

July 13, 2012


A Jefferson County pilot spraying for mosquitoes is being treated for burns after his plane crashed in near Cheyenne, Wyo., according to The Associated Press.

Michael Childress, 38, of Nortonville, which is 36 miles north of Lawrence, was able to pull himself out of the wreckage after Tuesday’s crash. He suffered burns to the upper half of his body. Sara Quale, a spokeswoman for the North Colorado Medical Center, told the Journal-World Thursday that Childress was in good condition at the Western States Burn Center in Greeley, Colo.


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