Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Small plane crash in Henry County

The pilot of a small plane walked away from a crash in Henry County on Tuesday afternoon according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The 1947 Republican RC-3 airplane crashed just south of Southeast 1300 Road, 12 miles north of Clinton, Missouri in rural Henry County.

The pilot who was identified as Cecil Bumgarner, 87, was treated for a broken shoulder and is expected to be just fine.

The cause of the plane crash is still currently under investigation and we will update when more information is made available to us from the FAA or Missouri State Highway Patrol.