Small plane goes down near Greenwood airport

(WISH Photo/Chopper 8)
(WISH Photo/Chopper 8)

GREENWOOD, Ind. (WISH) — Two people were injured when a small airplane went down Tuesday morning near the Greenwood Municipal Airport, Johnson County Sheriff’s Office and Indiana State Police officials confirm.

The incident was near County Line and Combs roads in a field, which is just east of the airport in Greenwood. The plane is a fixed wing single-engine Cessna.

Officials at the scene said the plane is leased by a school. An instructor and student were in the plane when it crashed. The pilot said they appeared to have engine problems and lost power.

The instructor’s head had a bad cut and the student complained of head and neck injuries. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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