Plane crashes into power lines, Aurora Rural Fire respond emergency

The FAA has been contacted regarding the crash of fixed wing single engine, turbo prop plane
Plane crash
Courtesy Aurora Rural Fire.

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Mo. — Thursday morning about 10:45 a.m. authorities were alerted to reports of a plane crash to the area of Lawrence 1200 and US-60, “for a report of a small airplane that had struck the power lines and gone down.”

Aurora Rural Fire crews responded emergency, stating, “Crews arrived and ensured there was no fire hazard and that the pilot was tended to medically.”

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The GPS location of the crash is not revealed. However the general location of the crash, Lawrence 1200 and US-60, is near the Jerry Sumners Sr. Aurora Municipal Airport (red circle).

It was a fixed wing single engine, turbo prop plane. Manufactured by Thrush Aircraft. Registered to an owner in rural Miller, Mo. The capacity is one. It is unknown who was operating the plane as it crashed.

We are told the FAA has been contacted.


Police post this update about 1:15 p.m.

Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified.

The electric company will be on scene to make necessary repairs and the cause of the incident is under investigation.” – AURORA RURAL FIRE

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