Fatal small plane crash in SW Kansas

KAKE – May 25, 2015

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash of a small plane in southwest Kansas. The NTSB tweeted that the plane went down in Syracuse, in Hamilton County.

The NTSB said the plane that crashed is a Yak-52, a Soviet trainer plane.

Killed was Anthony Englert, 54, of Syracuse.

The Highway Patrol crash log indicates the plane traveled a short distance before impacting the ground nose first. The crash happened one mile south of the intersection of U.S. Highway 50 and Kansas Highway 27.

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