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Crop dusting plane crashes near Kerkhoven

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KERKHOVEN — A crop dusting plane crash landed Tuesday afternoon in a corn field southeast of Kerkhoven, according to Swift County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigation of the scene showed that Douglas Jackson, 54, of Benson, was spraying a soybean field about 5:50 p.m. Tuesday when he hit a guy wire for a power pole, causing the engine of the plane to shut off.

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