Small plane forced to make emergency landing in Gardner, Kan.

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GARDNER, Kan. — One person was reportedly briefly trapped inside a small plane that made an emergency landing in Gardner, Kan. Monday morning.

Firefighters tell FOX 4 the person got out without serious injuries.

Emergency crews responded to the field area just west of Gardner Municipal Airport on 175th Street and Four Corners at approximately 9:50 a.m.

They found the 1994 Long EZ aircraft crashed in a field there. The pilot had taken off from New Century Airport, but began experiencing engine trouble shortly after take-off.

The crash is being investigated by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office and the FAA.

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