Highway patrol: Plane carrying UPS cargo crashes in northwest Kansas; pilot not injured

Associated Press

The Kansas Highway Patrol says a pilot escaped injury when a freight plane crashed in northwest Kansas.

Emergency crews are on the scene of the twin-engine plane crash in Sherman County. It was reported about 9 a.m. Wednesday.

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Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Tod Hileman says the plane was carrying UPS cargo. It was registered to Key Lime Air of Englewood, Colorado.

No passengers were on board.

The company said in a statement that the plane experienced and an engine "anomaly" during the flight, and went down safely in a rural area near Goodland.

Hileman says the Federal Aviation Administration has been notified of the crash.