KHP identifies man killed in plane crash near Hiawatha

Published: Jun. 28, 2019 at 6:59 PM CDT
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One person was killed Friday evening when a small plane crashed about a mile north of the Hiawatha airport in Brown Co.

According to the Brown Co. Sheriff's Office, the plane went down around 5:30 p.m. in a cornfield, north of 260th Road, between Hwy. 73 and Mallard Rd.

Bruce L. Lutz, 67, of Andover, was declared dead at the scene. His body was transported to Frontier Forensics

Brown Co. Sheriff John Merchant said the Kansas Highway Patrol and FAA have been notified. He also complimented the various emergency response teams who arrived on the scene.