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November 11, 2011 02:29 PM

1 Dead In Crash Of Small Plane At Sturgis


The pilot of a single-engine plane has died after his plane crashed in Sturgis.

The single-engine plane crashed at Sturgis Municipal Airport around 9 a.m. Friday.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Roland Herwig says the pilot was with the Bear Butte Flying Club and was practicing touch-and-go landings when the crash occurred.

The Meade County Sheriff's Office and South Dakota Highway Patrol are responding to the crash.
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