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Beechcraft aircraft plant explosion in Wichita, Ks. left at least a dozen injured

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | December 27, 2019
A nitrogen tank explosion in a Beechcraft aircraft manufacturing facility in Kansas has left about a dozen people injured.
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Explosion in Kansas   At least a dozen people are believed to have been injured
The explosion at the facility in Wichita, Ks. was reported at about 8am on Friday.

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At least a dozen people are believed to have been injured in the explosion that saw part of the building collapse.

Photos of the scene show extensive damage to the facility, as well as steam rising from a collapsed building.

A four-inch natural gas line was severed during the explosion.

The cause of the blast is under investigation.

The plant was shut down for the holiday season and officials are hoping the injuries are minimal.


 

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