Small plane crash lands in Lee's Summit park

Posted at 8:25 AM, Dec 31, 2016
and last updated 2017-01-03 09:36:14-05

A small plane crashed in a Lee's Summit Park at about 8:00 Saturday morning. 

The plane was found in parking lot at Lea McKeighan Park, near Chipman and Douglas.

Police say the pilot was the only person on board the aircraft. He or she had serious but not life-threatening injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital.

A release from police says the plane departed from Lee's Summit Municipal Airport at about 7:40 a.m. Saturday morning. The pilot reported trouble shortly after take off but the cause of the crash remains under investigation. 

The pilot in the accident has been identified as Charles Gosselin, 79, of KCMO. 



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