- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

FAIRFIELD, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say the owner was piloting his plane when it crashed into a cornfield near the Fairfield airport in southeast Iowa.

The pilot was alone in the plane when it came down a little before noon on Sunday just east of the airport. The Ottumwa Courier says (https://bit.ly/1iBxUYp ) the pilot was identified as Robert Bollinger, of Fairfield.

The BD-4 model was sold as a kit.

The crash cause is being investigated. Officials are awaiting the results of an autopsy on Bollinger’s body.

___

Information from: The Ottumwa Courier, https://www.ottumwacourier.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide