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Plane flips over on Moberly runway

A plane flipped over on a runway at Omar N. Bradley Airport Friday afternoon, and one person was unhurt in the incident.

The call originally came in just after 2 p.m. Friday, said Moberly Police Chief Troy Link.

Officials on scene said one person was traveling in a single engine piper plane from Nebraska to North Carolina. They stopped in Moberly for fuel and landed safely.

A news release sent later by the city of Moberly said a 24-year-old man from Newman, Georgia was the pilot.

When the man was taxiing the plane on the runway,

A gust of wind flipped the plane over when the pilot was taxiing off the runway, according to the release. The airport was expected to reopen the runway Friday evening.

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