WINDOM, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a small plane crashed Sunday morning, killing the pilot after taking off from a southern Minnesota airport.
There were no passengers on board. The Cottonwood County Sheriff’s Department says in a release that law enforcement began searching after a report there was no radio contact with a plane scheduled to depart from the Windom Airport. Windom is located about 150 miles (241.40 kilometers) southwest of the Twin Cities.
The site of the crash was located at 7:43 a.m. Authorities say the pilot was dead at the scene. No further details were immediately available.