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Pilot in ultralight crash identified

Posted on Thursday, July 3, 2014 -- 4:58 p.m.

POYGAN, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities have identified the pilot of an ultralight plane that crashed in central Wisconsin.

James M. Sakowski, 57, of Oshkosh, died in the crash in a field west of Omro around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office said.

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Elizabeth Isham Cory said the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.


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