Plane crashes into a cornfield near Greenfield

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ADAIR COUNTY – One person was injured after a plane crash in Greenfield on Wednesday morning.

According to the Adair County Sheriff, a 911 call came in around 7:10 a.m. reporting that a man had walked to the caller’s home, stating he had been in a plane crash. When emergency personnel came to the area one mile northwest of Greenfield, they found a plane in a field.

The airplane was operated by 59-year-old Eric Chrystal of Jefferson. He was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries and has since been released.

The plane crashed into a cornfield, according to Adair County law enforcement, and came to a rest on its top. The investigation into the cause of the plane crash in ongoing.

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