Feb 21, 2013 at 12:54 pm
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.
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.
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