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61-year-old pilot dies after plane crashes in Waukesha Co. golf course

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Posted at 10:37 AM, Oct 31, 2021

WAUKESHA COUNTY — A 61-year-old man who crashed his single-seat plane in Waukesha County has passed away, authorities announced on Monday.

The Waukesha County Sheriff’s Office previously said the plane crashed around 5 pm. Saturday at the Songbird Hills Golf Club on Highway 164.

Waukesha County officials say the ultralight aircraft crashed and witnesses in the area provided medical treatment until sheriff's deputies and EMS arrived.

The pilot was rushed from the crash to the hospital by Flight for Life.

The incident is under investigation by the Waukesha County Sheriff and the Wisconsin State Patrol.

The sheriff's office said in a statement on Monday, "We would like to thank the citizens who assisted in providing life saving measures at the crash scene. Our heartfelt condolences go out to the victim’s family during this difficult time."

The crash remains under investigation by the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Office and Wisconsin State Patrol.

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