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FAA: Pilot killed in ultralight plane crash

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Associated Press

POYGAN, Wis. -- A Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman says an ultralight airplane crashed in central Wisconsin and the pilot was killed.

Elizabeth Isham Cory said Wednesday in a statement that the pilot was the sole occupant of the single-engine plane. It crashed in a field west of Omro around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Oshkosh Northwestern Media reports multiple law enforcement and emergency medical departments in western Winnebago County responded to the report of a crash. The Omro Police Department blocked off a section of the town road until about 9 p.m.

Isham Cory says the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.

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