Andover man dies in small plane crash

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An Andover man died after a small plane crash Friday night.

The crash was reported around 5:15 p.m. Friday at the Hiawatha Airport – half a mile east of U-73 and half a mile north of 260th.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says the aircraft was flying south and, for an unknown reason, crashed. Bruce Lutz, 67, of Andover, was flying the 1975 Beechcraft Airplane. He was the only person in the plane.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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