One killed in plane crash near Kearney

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A person was killed Friday morning in a plane crash east of Kearney.

The Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened around 9:10 a.m. south of Interstate 80.

First responders found the crash site in a field near the east end of Bassway Strip State Wildlife Management Area.

The sheriff’s office said the crash appeared to involve a small single-engine aircraft.

Authorities have yet to identify the occupant who was killed in the crash.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash.

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