Pilot Dies in Otter Tail County Plane Crash

Updated: 02/21/2013 12:27 PM KSTP.com By: Leslie Dyste

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.

Otter Tail County sheriff's officials have identified the victim as 41-year-old Adam Menze of Ottertail. He was alone in the plane.

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

Photo Courtesy of WDAY's Andrea Hubbell.

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