Battle Lake man charged for theft of plane

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OTTER TAIL COUNTY (KBRF) - A Battle Lake man has been charged in Otter Tail County District Court with felony theft for stealing an ultralight plane.

Seventy-two-year-old Timothy Hugh Wing is accused of stealing an ultralight plane from the Battle Lake airport in September, 2015. He allegedly attempted to sell the airplane in July this year at the Fergus Falls airport.

Wing allegedly admitted to the theft. He told authorities he thought the plane was abandoned.

Wing made his first court appearance Monday, and was released on his own recognizance. His next court appearance will be November 14th.

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