KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Johnson County Executive Airport closed for nearly six hours after a plane crash Sunday afternoon.
Around 1 p.m., the pilot of a Cessna 182 was approaching Runway 18 when the aircraft's engine failed, causing the plane to fall short of the runway and flip over, according to a county spokesperson.
The pilot, the only person on the aircraft, was safely removed. No injuries were reported by Johnson County MED-ACT.
The county spokesperson confirmed the Cessna 182 left Newton, Kansas, around noon before arriving in Olathe.
Shortly before 7 p.m., the airport reopened.
The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the incident.
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