Two Injured in Hutchinson Plane Crash 01 Jun 12

Police say two people survived when their single-engine homebuilt airplane crash-landed at the Hutchinson Municipal Airport yesterday (Thursday).

Police and ambulance were called to Butler Field around 3:45 Thursday afternoon and found the damaged airplane with two occupants out of the plane.

David Wayne Walters of Oregon and Jean Louise Galloway of North Carolina were both conscious and alert.

Lt. Tom Gifferson says the two were cared for at the scene by employees of Life Link, who were stationed at the airport, and other airport employees. The two were then taken to Hutchinson Area Health Care for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers describe the plane as a small, two-passenger privately owned aircraft.

The Federal Aviation Administration and Hutchinson police are investigating the crash.