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No survivors following fiery plane crash

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Area expected to remain closed into Monday

‘No survivors’ after fiery plane crash at Johnson County Executive Airport

Area expected to remain closed into Monday

WITH BREAKING NEWS. EMILY: NOW AT 5 — NSUO RVIVORS AFTER A PLANE CRASH IN JOHNSON COUNTY KANSAS. >> WE GOTTA COME BACK ARNDOU F.45 >> A LOCAL AIRPORT IS CLOSED AS FEDERAL OFFICIALS TAKE OVER THE INVESTIGATION. >> AT 21.19 TOWER RESPONDS YES, YOU NEED TO EXIT THE AIRSPACE. WE JUST HAD A PLANE CRASH ON DEPARTURE AND THEY’RE ON FIRE. TODAY IS JUST A HORRIBLE EVENT. EMY:IL FIRST, THAT PLANE CRASH IN JOHNSON COUY.NT THE AIRPORT IS NOW CLOSED WHEIL FEDERAL OFFICIALS ARE INVESTIGATING. KMBC 9’S JACKSON KURTZ IS LIVE IN JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS WITH WHATE WKNOW. KNOW >> WE DO KNOW IS THIS PLANE CRASHED SHORTLY AFTER 10 A.M. THIS MORNING. THEY WERE NOTIFIED OF THE CRASH AT 10:21 THIS MORNING. WHEN THEY ARRIVED, ALETHA FIRE SAID THEY SAW THE PLANE FULLY ENGULFED. THEY ABOUT THE FLAMES WITH FOAM. ACCORDING TO FLIGHTAWARE, THIS PLANE WAS HEADED TOWARDS ALBQUERQUE, NEW MECOXI. HIGHWAY PATROL TELLS US NO ONE WAS TRANSPORTED FROM THE SCENE OF THE CRASH. >> IT’S ANOTHER TRAGIC DAY, IT’S BEAUTIFUL DAY, IT’S A BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY. WEATHER FISANTASTIC. YOU GET AN EVENT LIKE THISIT, REMINDS HOW PRECIOUS LIFE IS. >> AS FOR THE AIRPORT, THE OFFICIALS SAY THEY HAVE PLANNED IT TO BE CLOSE. 151ST STREET FROM PFLUMM TO QUIVIRA IS ALSO CLOSED. LIVE FROM JOHNSON COUNTY JACKSON KURTZ KMBC 9 NEWS. EMILY: WE’LL BRING Y UOUPDATES ON THAT PLANE CRASH AS WE GET THEM. YOU CAN FIND THEM ON OUR NEWS APP FREE WHEREVER YOU GET YOUR APPS OR ON OUR WEBSI

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‘No survivors’ after fiery plane crash at Johnson County Executive Airport

Area expected to remain closed into Monday

Authorities in Olathe, Kansas, are investigating a serious plane crash and fire at the Johnson County Executive Airport that happened around 10:30 Sunday morning. Officials with the Olathe Fire Department said there were “no survivors.” Johnson County MED-ACT reported there was one person on board the plane. The plane involved was a Piper Meridian Turbo Prop heading to Albuquerque. Eyewitnesses on the scene said the plane attempted to take off, and at some point slammed into the ground and burst into flames. Olathe Police said on Twitter that officers are helping with traffic control near 151st Street and Pflumm due to that fire, and that alternative routes may be required. The NTSB and FAA will take over the investigation.

OLATHE, Kan. —

Authorities in Olathe, Kansas, are investigating a serious plane crash and fire at the Johnson County Executive Airport that happened around 10:30 Sunday morning.

Officials with the Olathe Fire Department said there were “no survivors.” Johnson County MED-ACT reported there was one person on board the plane.

The plane involved was a Piper Meridian Turbo Prop heading to Albuquerque.

Eyewitnesses on the scene said the plane attempted to take off, and at some point slammed into the ground and burst into flames.

Olathe Police said on Twitter that officers are helping with traffic control near 151st Street and Pflumm due to that fire, and that alternative routes may be required.

The NTSB and FAA will take over the investigation.