POTOSI, Mo. – The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a Missouri man died when his ultralight plane crash in northeast Missouri.
The patrol says the plane belonging to 68-year-old Dean Wagner of Belgrade, Missouri, went down Monday evening in a field near Potosi in Washington County.
Sgt. Al Nothum says witnesses told authorities Wagner was doing stunts with his one-seater, single-engine aircraft when one of the wings malfunctioned and the plane went down.
Wagner died at the scene.
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An investigation is continuing.