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WISCONSIN NEWS BRIEFS: Man survives plane crash in Brown County

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GREEN BAY - A 60-year-old Green Bay pilot is lucky to be alive, after crashing a plane in Brown County over the weekend.

Authorities say the crash happened just after noon yesterday. The pilot told the Brown County Sheriff’s Office that he lost power on takeoff and the plane’s landing gear collapsed on landing. The plane is considered a total loss, valued at around $25,000 dollars. Federal Aviation officials are investigating the crash.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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