Pilot dies in small plane crash in western Minnesota - KMSP-TV

Pilot dies in small plane crash in western Minnesota

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PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn. (KMSP) -

The pilot of a small plane died in a crash Wednesday evening near Parker's Prairie in western Minnesota.

Otter Tail County sheriff's deputies were called to the scene around 6:30 p.m. after a man heard the plane crash and found the single-engine Moule MXT-7 Starcraft on his property off County Highway 40.

The pilot, identified as 41-year-old Adam Menze of Ottertail, Minn., was flying alone.

The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating the cause of the crash.

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