Officials say pilot killed in small plane crash in Nebraska


ANSLEY, Neb. (AP) — Officials in central Nebraska say a pilot has died in a small plane crash in Custer County.

The sheriff’s office says the crash happened Saturday, when the office received a report shortly after 1 p.m. that a single-engine plane had failed to arrive at a Colorado airport as scheduled.

The Custer County Sheriff’s Office say the wreckage of the plane was found several hours later in a pasture southwest of Ansley.

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Officials say the body of the plane’s pilot and sole occupant, 74-year-old Keith Walker of Mason City, was found in the wreckage.

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