Atchison Co., Kansas Sheriff's Department investigating small plane crash

The Atchison County, Kansas Sheriff's Department is investigation a small plane crash.

Posted: Aug 22, 2018 6:20 PM

(ATCHISON, Ks.)- The Atchison County, Kansas Sheriff's Department is investigation a small plane crash at the Amelia Earhart Memorial Airport. 

According to officials, there were no injuries in the crash. Authorities said the pilot couldn't get the plane off the runway and crashed. 

"Really unsure of what happened with the crash, but the pilot said he wasn't able to get the plane to take off the ground, just came across and crashed into the embankment," Sheriff Jack Laurie said. "He took off that runway and came straight north and just couldn't get it to pull up."

Laurie said the crash is under investigation. 

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