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UPDATE: Pilot Killed When Small Plane Crashes in SE Wis.

UPDATED Sunday, September 9, 2012 --- 7:45 p.m.

KANSASVILLE, Wis. (AP) -- The Federal Aviation Administration says the pilot was killed when a plane crashed into a yard along Eagle Lake in Kansasville in southeastern Wisconsin.

FAA spokesman Tony Molinaro says the single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza was flying from Chicago Executive Airport to Minocqua in north-central Wisconsin when it crashed and hit a building around noon Sunday. He says the pilot, who was the only person on board, was killed and the plane was destroyed, but no injuries on the ground were reported.

Molinaro says the cause of the crash is unknown, but the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.

The pilot's name has not been released.

Witnesses report hearing the plane flying low and then a loud boom. They describe seeing the plane, cars, sheds and trees on fire.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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UPDATED Sunday, September 9, 2012 --- 3:07 p.m.

KANSASVILLE, Wis. (AP) -- A small plane has crashed into a yard along Eagle Lake in Kansasville in southeastern Wisconsin.

The Racine County Sheriff's Office has released little information so far, and there's no immediate word on casualties or how many people were aboard.

But Brian Block, who lives just a block from the crash scene, tells the Racine Journal Times he heard a loud plane engine just before the crash around noon Sunday. He says he then heard a boom and his whole house shook. He says he jumped in his car and drove to the scene where he saw flames coming from a small plane in his neighbor's yard.

Travis Barstad was six houses away. He says he stepped outside and saw smoke and saw cars, sheds and trees on fire.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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Posted Sunday, September 9, 2012 --- 2:39 p.m.

A small plane crashed into a garage Sunday morning in southeastern Wisconsin.

It happened in Kansasville, which is about 30 miles south of Milwaukee.

The two-seat plane crashed into a detached garage on a property in a residential area.

Investigators are trying to determine what caused the crash. They don't believe anyone on the ground was hurt.

Right now they are not releasing any information about the pilot, or if anyone else was on board.


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