The crash of a single engine aircraft has taken the life of a Pratt County man.

The crash of a single engine aircraft has claimed the life of a Pratt County Man.

Harrison Dale Rosenbaum, 86 of Pratt County, was attempting a north bound landing on a private runway in a pasture when it made contact with the ground, went off the east side of the runway and overturned in the pasture, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol crash log web site.

Rosenbaum was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a safety restraint at the time of the crash.

Investigators for the National Transportation Safety Board are expected on site early Sunday afternoon, said Pratt County Sheriff Vernon Chinn.

The accident occurred two miles south and about six and one half miles west of Pratt on SE 20th Street between 60th and 70th Avenues. The exact time of the crash is unknown but it was reported at 4:07 p.m. The aircraft was a 1995 RV-6.

Pratt County EMS, Sheriff’s officers, Pratt County Rescue and Kansas Highway Patrol responded to the accident.