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Fatal Plane Crash - Saturday 4-11-15 11:32AM

Post Date:04/12/2015 6:47 PM

Incident:Fatal Plane Crash

Date:  Saturday, April 11th, 2015

Time: 11:32 am    
Location: Field South of 14000 Block of 105th Avenue, Town of Eagle Point

Deceased Pilot:  Richard J Felix, age 77 of rural Cornell

On Saturday April 11th, 2015, at approximately 11:32am the Chippewa County 911 center received a report of a plane that had crash, and burst into flames, in a field south of the 14000 block of 105th Avenue in the Town of Eagle Point.  Eagle Point Fire did respond and extinguish the fire.  The investigation revealed that it was a single passenger Ultra Light aircraft.  Chippewa County Coroner did pronounce the only passenger deceased at the scene.  No photographs are available at this time.  The name of the deceased will be released at a later date.  

Authority:

Chief Deputy Chad Holum
Phone:  (715) 726-7713
cholum@co.chippewa.wi.us

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