No injuries in plane crash near Stearman Field

The single-engine Cessna flipped during landing in a field near Benton in Butler County. No one...
The single-engine Cessna flipped during landing in a field near Benton in Butler County. No one on board was hurt.(KWCH)
Published: Aug. 5, 2022 at 11:10 AM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update 4 p.m. The Kansas Highway Patrol provided further information into the crash of a small plane Friday morning, east of Stearman Field in Benton.

The KHP said the small single-engine Cessna had just taken off when there was a sudden power loss. The pilot tried to land the plane in a nearby field that was recently plowed and during that landing in the field, the plane overturned.

The KHP confirmed no one on board was injured and one of the people on the plane called 911. The KHP, Butler County Sheriff’s Office and the FAA are continuing to investigate the crash.

Update 11:40 a.m. There were no injuries in the crash. Three people were on board and one of them called 911, according to authorities.

A plane crash has been reported east of Stearman Field in Benton. The crash was confirmed by Butler County Dispatch.

Eyewitness News has a crew headed to the scene and we are working to confirm details of the crash.

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