August 18, 2013 3:26 PM

Pilot reported engine trouble before plane crash killed two in Kansas City

A man and a woman died when the small propeller airplane crashed between the river and the levee near the Wheeler Downtown Airport Sunday afternoon. Authorities said the single-engine Mooney airplane was leaving the airport about 2:45 p. m. when it crashed on the south side of the levee about a quarter-mile from the runway.

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