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Pilot killed in Bates County plane crash

Posted: 11:37 AM, Jun 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-12 15:03:46-04
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person died in a plane crash in Bates County, Missouri Monday morning.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said that the crash happened off of Interstate 49 between Adrian and Passaic. The Bates County Sheriff's Office called the area part of rural Butler.

MSHP confirmed the pilot was the only person on board the small plane and was killed in the accident.

The Cessna C425 plane was headed for the Butler Memorial Airport from Vero Beach, Florida.

The Bates County Sheriff's Office said that the plane crashed into a grain bin.