KS - Plane crash kills young couple, daughters, on way to Easter visit

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    NTSB: Plane's engines had power upon impact
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    Killed in the crash were Richard Dylan Spencer, 35, a Scott County commissioner and former Scott City councilman who was piloting the plane; his wife, Amy Beth Spencer, 34, a special education teacher in western Kansas; and the couple’s two daughters, Chase, 7 and Ansley, 5.

    The Spencer family was flying from Scott City to Topeka’s Philip Billard Municipal Airport to spend Easter weekend with Amy Spencer’s family in Holton.
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    NTSB investigator Tim LeBaron determined the aircraft impacted in a muddy cornfield with its left wing and nose down, then cartwheeled. Debris was strewn over an area 370 feet long by 100 feet wide. There was significant post-impact fire, LeBaron determined,
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    Much more at Topeka Capital-Journal link above. So very sad. Rest in peace.
     
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