MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A pilot is dead following a small plane crash Sunday morning in southwestern Minnesota.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says a single-engine Piper PA-32 crashed shortly after taking off from the Windom Municipal Airport. Cottonwood County Sheriff’s Office says crews started looking after they learned that there was no radio contact with the plane. They found the wreckage at 7:43 a.m. in a field six miles north of the airport.READ MORE: How Feds Are Working To Crack Down On Crimes Committed With Illegal Firearms
The sheriff’s office says the pilot of the plane was dead at the scene. There were no passengers.READ MORE: House Ethics Complaint Against Rep. John Thompson Dismissed After He Agrees To Apologize
The FAA says the plane was headed to an airport in McMinnville, Tennessee. An investigation is ongoing.MORE NEWS: Eviction Moratorium Update: Without An Extension, What Happens To Renters After July 31?
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