UPDATE: Pilot named in Gray Co. crop dusting accident
Updated On: Aug 13 2014 07:56:44 PM CDT
A pilot has been hospitalized after hitting a powerline near the Dodge City airport.
The aircraft was spraying north of Cimarron in Gray County, when it struck a guy wire around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Jane Longmeyer, airport spokeswoman, said the pilot flew the plane back to the Dodge City airport, with a broken wing. The plane crashed upon landing.
The pilot, 61-year-old Jon Erhart of Dodge City, was taken to Western Plains Medical Center with serious injuries.
The accident remains under investigation.