An 82-year-old man forced to crash land his airplane in a cornfield walked away with hardly a scratch.
Missouri state auditor said there appears to be little justification for buying a new $5.6 million airplane, frequently used by Gov. Jay Nixon.
Lawmakers are questioning the need for the plane and whether its purchase was politically motivated.
Nixon says the $5.6 million airplane bought by the Missouri State Highway Patrol was a good long-term investment for law enforcement and safety.
Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration is under fire after the Missouri State Highway Patrol spent nearly $6 million purchasing a new King Air aircraft.
Gov. Jay Nixon and other state officials could soon fly in a new $5.6 million plane purchased by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in a deal that legislators denounced Wednesday as a costly surprise.
An airplane has crashed in a farm field in southern Indiana, injuring two people.
Plane lands without incident Sunday, no word on possible suspects.
Lucy Nobbe had a small plane drag a banner expressing her frustration with Congress.