Pilot killed in northeast Kansas small plane crash identified

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HIAWATHA, Kan. — Emergency crews are on the scene of a deadly crash involving a small plane Friday night in Brown County, Kansas.

Brown County Sheriff John Merchant tells FOX4 the crash in a cornfield just north of 260th Road and 73 Hwy near Hiawatha just before 5:30 p.m.

Kansas Highway Patrol said the pilot was flying south in a 1975 Beechcraft Airplane when they crashed for an unknown reason.

The pilot has been identified as 67-year-old Bruce L. Lutz, of Andover, Kansas.

The FAA and KHP are assisting in the investigation.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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