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Kansas crop-duster lands safely after plane’s wing strikes wind tower

SEWARD COUNTY – A Kansas crop-duster was able to land a plane safely after an accident just before noon Monday in Seward County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1997 fixed wing single engine crop duster piloted by Craig L. Stratton, 61, Meade, was north bound near P Road and 4 Road crop-dusting a field.

The right wing of the aircraft struck a windmill tower. The Aircraft impacted the ground and slid to a stop facing south.

Stratton was not injured. The accident remains under investigation.