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Small plane makes emergency landing in Gardner; no injuries reported

Gardner plane crash
Posted at 8:13 PM, May 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-01 10:15:00-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The pilot of a small plane made an emergency landing Tuesday night in a field in Gardner.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said the pilot, Louis Murrell, 46, of Wichita, told them he was doing touch-and-go maneuvers from the Gardner Municipal Airport, 31905 W. 175th St.

Murrell was alone in the 1966 Cessna 150F.

He said the plane's left engine stopped working and he landed the aircraft in a field behind a house in the 32600 block of West 171st Terrace in Gardner.

There was no damage to any property in the area.