A bi-wing plane made a hard landing in a field near the Gardner Municipal Airport in Gardner, Kansas, on Thursday night following a mechanical malfunction.
The pilot, who was the only person on the plane, was not injured, according to authorities.
Trp Armitage responded to this aircraft crash at the Gardner Municipal Airport at 8:42pm. Pilot was uninjured. pic.twitter.com/Cg5leFyohQ
— Trooper Candice (@TroopCandiceKHP) June 17, 2016
The FAA plans to come out Friday to investigate.
The plane is a WWI replica and was supposed to be part of an air show this weekend.
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