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In plane sight

Deputy finds plane parked near Sprague

SPRAGUE—Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputy Chad Cunningham received a large surprise while on regular patrol Saturday, Jan. 6.

Around 1:29 p.m., Cunningham received a report of an abandoned airplane on the side of the road at Oestreich Road North and State Highway 23 between Sprague and Harrington.

According to records, a note was left inside the vacant aircraft stating the plane was having engine problems. No damages were caused to the plane, and no crimes are suspected.

Records didn’t indicate the type of aircraft parked....


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