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UPDATE: Pilot who died in plane crash identified

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POYGAN (AP) -- Authorities have identified the pilot of an ultralight plane that crashed in central Wisconsin.

The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office said 57-year-old James M. Sakowski of Oshkosh died in the crash in a field west of Omro around 7:15 p.m Wednesday.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson Elizabeth Isham Cory said the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.


POYGAN (WKOW) -- A small plane goes down in central Wisconsin and the pilot was killed.

The Federal Aviation Administration says the ultralight airplane crashed around 7:15 Wednesday evening with only one person on board. WBAY reports it went down in a field in the Township of Poygan, near Oshkosh.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.

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