83° F
Current Conditions
Radio Station Info Staff Advertising Job Opportunities Contact Us
 

Listen Live

Click Here To

Sign Our Guest Book


RSS Feed

KCSR Annual EEO Report
KBPY Annual EEO Report

(S.D.)-One Man Suffers Minor Injuries In Plane Crash Near Spearfish

By: Roxie Graham-Marski Posted at: 09/27/2012 10:08 AM
     SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a crash landing near a private airstrip west of Spearfish that left one man with minor injuries.
 
     The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office says 62-year-old John Widdoss of Spearfish and his passenger, Justin Bierschwale of Texas, were forced to land the Cessna 175 at about 6 p.m. Tuesday. Its front landing gear was torn from the plane causing the plane to skid to a stop in a hay field.
 
     Widdoss, who suffered minor injuries, and Biershchwale were able to get out of the plane before it started on fire. The fire destroyed the plane and sparked a two-acre grass fire. Emergency crews were able to put the fire out.


Comments:


Back to News

Printer Friendly Version

Send Story to a friend.