Small plane crashes into airport in Kansas, killing 4 people

AT LEAST four people have died after an airport crashed into a Kansas airport building on Thursday.

The twin-engine Beechcraft aeroplane lost power shortly after takeoff at 9:50am before crashing into a building at Wichita’s Mid-Continent Airport.

Wichita Fire Marshal Chief Ronald Blackwell told Fox News at least four people inside the building were killed and five others injured.


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It’s reported three of the dead were inside a flight simulator in the building when the plane crashed and the fourth was the pilot.

A search of the building was halted early Thursday afternoon, after a portion of it collapsed.

Wichita Fire Marshal Brad Crisp said the search would resume as soon as the building was deemed stable.


PHOTO: Wichita Biz Journal – Twitter

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