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Small plane crashes near airport outside Kokomo

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KOKOMO, Ind. (WISH) — A small plane crashed near a rural airport Thursday afternoon, minorly injuring the pilot, according to the Howard County Sheriff’s Office.

The Howard County 911 Dispatch Center received a report of an airplane crash shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday west of the Glenndale Airport, 3460 S. County Road 400 West. That’s about 2 miles southwest of Kokomo.

The plane flipped onto its top upon landing in a field. The pilot exited the plane on his own. A news release from Capt. Jordan J. Buckely, patrol commander for the sheriff’s office, did not say what type of plane crashed or who was piloting it.

The Federal Aviation Administration was contacted, and plans to begin an investigation on Friday.

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