Missouri man dies in ultralight plane crash

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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.

An investigation is continuing.

Potosi, Mo., is about 270 miles southeast of Kansas City.