Salina, KS

Now: 82 °

Currently: Clear

Hi: 85 ° | Lo: 66 °

Airplane Crash Lands At Ellinwood Airport

KSAL StaffAugust 1, 2013

An airplane crash lands while trying to takeoff from a small airport in Barton County.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a small Luscombe 8a fixed-wing aircraft was attempting to takeoff from the Ellinwood Airport. The aircraft didn’t have enough altitude. The pilot tried to abort, lost directional control, and flipped off the runway into a milo field. 

The pilot, 58-year-old Michael Yagel from Raymond, and a passenger, 66-year-old Leonard Maberry fom Ellinwood, had possible injuries. Both refused transport by EMS to the hospital.

The crash happened just before 2:00 Wednesday afternoon at the Ellinwood Airport.

The Ellinwood airport is about 10 miles east of Great Bend.

Copyright © Meridian Media, 2021. All Rights Reserved. No part of this story may be reproduced without Meridian Media’s express consent.

CATEGORIES :

RELATED POSTS

Ell-Saline splits with Ellinwood

December 11, 2018 10:30 pm



STAY IN TOUCH!

GET OUR APP!

LATEST POSTS

Several Power Tools Stole...
September 20, 2021Comments
Pursuit Ends in Arrest
September 20, 2021Comments
Salina Man Arrested After...
September 20, 2021Comments
VIDEO: “Fight the G...
September 19, 2021Comments

LATEST TWEETS

Read all tweets