According to KETV 7 a small plane has crashed along side Interstate 29 in Council Bluffs, killing one person.

The plane landed in the median, just east of Eppley Airfield.

Pottawattamie County Sheriff Jeff Danker says it appears the plane was trying to make it to Eppley Airfield. He said the plane took off from the airfield at 11:51 a.m. and turned back.

One witness told investigators the plane clipped a power line.

Darrell Wade told KTIV

"I looked at the other two guys in the truck with me and said, 'Oh crap, he's gonna crash. We were heading south on Interstate 29. Plane was flying on the other side, following the railroad tracks. Cut a hard right. Landing gear dropped. Clipped one of the power lines. Cartwheeled and landed face-first in the dirt. When his landing gear came down I knew that he was having some kind of mechanical issue, obviously."

Wade also told KTIV that he didn't see any fire. He checked the pilot - the lone person on board and said, "No response. No pulse."

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