1 dead in Otter Tail County plane crash

Published 10:47am Thursday, February 21, 2013

PARKERS PRAIRIE — The pilot of a small plane has died in a crash in western Minnesota.

The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said it got a call about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday that a plane had gone down north of Parkers Prairie. A man who lives along county Highway 40 heard the crash and found the damaged single-engine plane on his property.

The pilot was alone in the plane and did not survive the crash.

The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating.