Pilot hurt when small plane crashes in southwest Kansas

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SYRACUSE, Kan. (KAKE) - A 65-year-old pilot from Michigan suffered potentially serious injuries when his small plane crashed in southwest Kansas on Thursday.

The plane went down shortly before noon about a half-mile northeast of the Syracuse-Hamilton County Municipal Airport. The Kansas Highway Patrol says following departure, the fixed-wing Superior Culver LFA lost engine power. When the pilot attempted to return to the runway, the plane stalled.

The pilot, Thomas Glotfelty of Tecumseh, Michigan, was transported to a local hospital.

 
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