Hoxie, KS – Two Killed in Airplane Accident on K-23 near CR 10

Hoxie, KS - Two Killed in Airplane Accident on K-23 near CR 10

Hoxie, KS (July 1, 2024) – On Sunday, June 30, two people were killed after an aviation accident in the Hoxie area. The deadly crash occurred on K-23 near County Road 10 that night, just around 6 p.m. It was later revealed that a YKC Fixed Wing Single-Engine Airplane was traveling northbound when it crashed into a field near the intersection. 

Emergency crews were later dispatched to the scene to provide the necessary aid. The pilot of the plane, 78-year-old David K. Allen of Elbert, Colorado, and the passenger, 79-year-old Jeanne M. Allen also from Elbert, sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced dead at the scene. The circumstances leading to the deadly accident have not yet been determined. No further information on the fatal crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the incident is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.

Deadly Plane Crashes in Kansas

Hoxie, KS - Two Killed in Airplane Accident on K-23 near CR 10Generally speaking, most people do not face a considerable risk from plane crashes. The National Safety Council (NSC) estimates that the odds of dying in an automobile collision are one in 114 for drivers and one in 654 for passengers. But the odds of dying in an aircraft accident are one in 9,821. This number accounts for general aviation, which includes small and business aircraft. Single-engine, smaller aircraft have a higher crash rate. A total of 938 minor aircraft crashes are reported annually. According to the Federal Aviation Administration, over three occur daily. In 2021, 939 small aircraft accidents were reported, with 268 fatalities. I

f someone close to you is killed in a crash, you want to take the required action to pursue recovery by working closely with a competent Hoxie wrongful death lawyer. You do not want to take any chances during this time. The caring legal team at Bretz Injury Law is here to help you navigate the complicated wrongful death claim process to pursue justice for your loved one’s death. We know your loss cannot be repaired, but that doesn’t mean you should bear the financial burden of the accident all alone.

Contact our offices today at 620-524-0080 and let us handle your case while you regain your psychological and emotional balance after your tragic loss.

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