February 9, 2016

Classic aircraft damaged in Gardner landing

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com A 1943 Boeing-Stearman biplane may be staying in Gardner longer than anticipated. The Oregon pilots intended to stop in Gardner before continuing on their way on Sept. 9. Though it wasn’t a crash landing, the plane tipped on the runway and is being towed to a Gardner Municipal Airport hangar. The Oregon Continue Reading

Small plane crashes near Gardner airport

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com A single-engine Beechcraft airplane crashed about 1 p.m. on June 6 near 183rd Street and U.S. 56 Highway. Two people were on board the plane. One person sustained minor injuries and a second person was not injured. Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene and found the airplane in a field Continue Reading