Southern Missouri pilot dies in plane crash
Monday, April 4, 2011
WEST PLAINS, Mo. (AP) — A plane has crashed in southern Missouri field, killing the pilot.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said 75-year-old Bennie Andre, of West Plains was pronounced dead at the scene of Saturday morning’s crash near the Willow Springs municipal airport.
The Springfield News-Leader reported that Andre had been flying a conventional ultralight plane and had a hanger in Willow Springs.