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Pilot safe after spray plane goes down

Spray pilot Ken Schmitz (back to camera) visits with firemen after his crash landing on July 30.Local spray pilot Kenny Schmitz of Petersburg had a close call last Thursday morning, July 30, when his airplane went down in a cornfield west of Albion.
Fortunately, he walked away from the crash landing about 3 1/2 miles west of Albion or 1 1/2 miles southwest of the Albion Airport, at 9:15 a.m. on Thursday.
Details in the Aug. 5 Albion News and Petersburg Press Print & E-Editions.