Single-Engine Cessna Crashes at Purdue University Airport

Sunday, May 18, 2014
By George Hatcher

CessnaA single-engine Cessna plane crashed at Purdue University Airport in West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana.

The incident happened on the runway 23, at about 10:37am on May 17.

The aircraft took off from Lafayette Aviation with two people on board. According to Purdue Airport’s Director of Information, Liz Evans, the plane’s propeller hit the runway while the pilot was attempting touch-and-go landings.

The passengers remained uninjured.

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