- Associated Press - Thursday, September 5, 2019

GREENFIELD, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a pilot suffered minor injuries when his airplane crashed in a south-central Iowa cornfield.

The Adair County Sheriff’s Office says a 911 caller reported around 7:10 a.m. Wednesday that a man had walked to the caller’s home and said the small plane he’d been flying had gone down nearby. First responders found the single-engine plane lying on its top in the field about a mile (1.6 kilometers) northwest of Greenfield.

The pilot was taken to a hospital and soon released. He’s been identified as 59-year-old Eric Chrystal, of Jefferson.

The crash cause is being investigated.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2020 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide