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Plane Flips On Runway At Ellsworth Airport

KSAL StaffFebruary 14, 2014

A pilot walks away from a rough landing at the airport in Ellsworth.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 21-year-old Adam Martin from Baldwin City was landing a small Cessna airplane.

The aircraft was on the center line and started to flare to land. The aircraft drifted to the left. The left rear tire caught a snow bank as the pilot attempted a go around and pulled the nose down. The nose hit and the aircraft flipped.

Martin was not injured.

The crash happened at 4:14 Thursday afternoon at the Ellsworth Municipal Airport.

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