DUNN COUNTY, Wis. (RELEASE) — On Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 11:05 AM the Dunn County E-911 Center received a report of a Cirrus aircraft that had gone in the Township of Sand Creek.
Dunn County Deputies, Sand Creek Fire and Colfax Ambulance were dispatched to the area.
A short time later the pilot was reported to have arrived at the Sand Creek Fire Department. The pilot was the only occupant of the aircraft and was not injured.
The aircraft was located in a harvested cornfield southeast of 1450th Ave and Cty Rd I. The airplane struck an irrigator.
The pilot was from Duluth, MN. He was flying from Cumberland, WI to Akron, OH when the aircraft experienced mechanical issues. An airframe parachute was deployed and the aircraft went down in the field.
An investigator from the FAA was responding to the scene to further investigate the incident.