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Decatur County plane crashes, pilot walks away

August 2, 2006

Decatur County-  A single engine plane crashed before it could take off Wednesday morning in Decatur County.  The pilot, Leon Gauert was able to walk away.

The vintage 1956, Beechcraft T-134 B was sent into a wooded area at the end of the runway instead of the sky.

The plane experienced a power loss during take off from the Industrial Airport.  It skidded over an embankment and came to rest against a pine tree.

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