The Free Press, Mankato, MN

February 21, 2013

Update: Pilot identified in Otter Tail County plane crash


Associated Press

PARKERS PRAIRIE — The pilot of a small plane has died in a crash in western Minnesota.

Otter Tail County sheriff's officials have identified the victim as 41-year-old Adam Menze of Ottertail. He was alone in the plane.

The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office says it got a call about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday that a plane had gone down north of Parkers Prairie. A man who lives along county Highway 40 heard the crash and found the damaged single-engine plane on his property.

KBRF (http://bit.ly/xcSxgL ) reports the pilot was alone in the plane and did not survive the crash.

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

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Information from: KBRF-AM, http://www.kbrf1250.com