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911 calls from Iowa City plane crash released

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -- Johnson County dispatchers have released 911 calls from the Iowa City plane crash earlier this week.

Shortly after 8:00 p.m. Monday, the pilot of the single-engine Cessna , James Meade, tried to land at the Iowa City Airport.

But he clipped some trees and crashed just a few thousand feet from the runway.

Dispatcher: Iowa City 911, what's the address of your emergency?

Caller: It's 1215 Edingale. There's an airplane down.

Dispatcher: There's an airplane down?

Caller: Yes

Dispatcher: Is there anybody injured?

Caller: Yes

Dispatcher: Are they inside?

Caller: Yes, they are inside.

Dispatcher: Okay, do you know if they're conscious?

Caller: I do not know.

Dispatcher: Is it in the yard, or where is it at?

Caller: It's in the street

Dispatcher: We'll get 'em started out there.

Caller: I'm on Sunset right now and I think I just heard a plane crash.

Dispatcher: OK, we have a report of a plane down in that area.

Dispatcher: Iowa City 911, what's the address of your emergency?

Caller: 1209 Edingdale, a plane just crashed in our front yard.

Dispatcher: 1209 Edingdale?

Caller: Yes, they're hurt bad. Get over here fast.

Dispatcher: Yep, bye.

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