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Lamoni, Iowa plane crash this morning 7/1**Update**
« on: July 01, 2021, 01:28:18 PM »
Update - LAMONI, Iowa —
A preliminary report indicates two people were aboard when a small plane crashed near Lamoni along Interstate 35 Thursday morning.

The sheriff’s office said the incident happened just before 8 a.m. The plane crashed near the runway at the Lamoni Municipal Airport on airport property. Airport sources tell KCCI the plane was attempting to land when it crashed.
The Federal Aviation Administration said in a release that preliminary reports indicate two people were on board the single-engine Cirrus SR-22.

"The FAA will release the aircraft tail number after investigators verify it at the accident scene," FAA officials said in a news release. "The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate. The NTSB will be in charge of the investigation and will provide additional updates. Neither agency identifies people involved in aircraft accidents."

People working near the crash site tell KCCI they heard what sounded like an explosion.

No other details have been released, including any injuries or deaths in the crash.

LAMONI, Iowa — Federal officials are headed to the site of a plane crash in southern Iowa.

The crash happened Thursday morning at the Lamoni Municipal Airport. According to a nearby business owner, he could see flames and smoke.

Decatur County Sheriff's deputies and officers with the Lamoni Police Department are on the scene of the crash. They are keeping media personnel away from the area.  According to the National Traffic Safety Bureau, an investigator is expected to arrive later Thursday.

The plane is a Cirrus SR22, which is a single-engine four or five-seat plane.
NTSB expected to arrive there this evening.

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