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Nebraskan dies in ultralight plane crash

Nebraskan dies in ultralight plane crash

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ANSLEY, Neb. (AP) — A central Nebraska man has died from injuries he suffered in the crash of an ultralight aircraft.

The Custer County Sheriff’s Office told Broken Bow radio station KCNI that the crash happened just before 8 a.m. Tuesday on private property south of Ansley.

The Sheriff’s Office said 61-year-old Wayne Palmer of rural Ansley was piloting the aircraft when it crashed. Palmer was critically injured and later died. A passenger, Charles Roberts of Osceola, was not injured in the crash.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the crash.

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