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Small Plane Crashes At Knox County Airport

The Ohio Highway Patrol says the pilot of a small plane walked away unharmed when the craft crashed at the Knox County Airport near Mount Vernon on Saturday morning. 

Troopers say the pilot of a Cessna 172 was coming in for a landing when he reported smoke in the cockpit. Troopers have not released the pilot's name. The cause of crash remains under investigation. 

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.