Pilot dies in western Minnesota crash

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Feb 21, 2013 at 8:13 am

PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The pilot of a small plane has died in a crash in western Minnesota.

The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office says 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.

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