Pilot Dies After Small Aircraft Crashes In Northwestern Minnesota

Pilot Dies After Small Aircraft Crashes In Northwestern Minnesota Click to Enlarge

(Hawley, MN) -- The pilot of an ultralight aircraft is dead after a crash Thursday afternoon at the airport in Hawley, Minnesota. The crash, on airport property north of Hwy. 10, was reported at about 12:30 p.m.

Clay County deputies, Hawley HERT (Hawley Emergency Rescue Team) and the state patrol all responded to the scene.

A bystander had pulled the pilot from the wreckage, but the pilot didn't survive. The bystander was treated for burns at the scene and was released. The Clay County Sheriff's Office and the FAA are investigating the crash.


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