Dawson County authorities say the airplane was flying to Lexington from Springfield, Missouri when it went down in an alfalfa field just north of the Lexington airport around 10:15 this morning.
According to investigators, the pilot and his brother, who were not identified, reported the plane ran out of fuel. Neither suffered significant injury. The pilot refused medical treatment for a minor cut on his forehead.
The two were heading to Lexington to pick up a hunting dog.
The Federal Aviation Administration has been called in to investigate the crash.
Brent Weithorn, KXPN, contributed to this story.