Airplane makes crash landing in Viroqua
July 31, 2019
On July 25, 2019, the Vernon County 911 Dispatch Center was notified of an airplane crash on private property near US Highway 14 and County Road Y, north of Viroqua. Responding emergency units found the crash site in a soybean field visible from County Road Y East and Old Highway 14. The aircraft was in one piece and was laying on its top.
According to Pilot In Command, Alton W. Akers, age 70, of Worley, Idaho, and his son, Co-Pilot, Cabe T. Akers, age 41, of Chicago, Illinois, they were en...