Student pilot killed in Traill County plane crash

BUXTON, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Highway Patrol says one person has died in a plane crash in Traill County.

The patrol says the University of North Dakota plane went down about 8:30 p.m. Monday in a field southwest of Buxton. The pilot was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

UND is identifying the student who died as John Hauser, a commercial aviation student from Chicago, Illinois. It’s unclear what caused the plane, owned by UND, to crash.

The Highway Patrol, Traill County Sheriff’s Office, and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating.


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