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Pilot Killed In Ultralight Crash In Winnebago County



Winnebago County Sheriff's officials have identified the ultralight pilot who died when he crashed his plane in a hayfield Wednesday night near Omro. He was 57-year--old James Sakowski of Oshkosh. He was alone in the aircraft when it crashed about 7:15 that evening. The Sheriff's Department, FAA and NTSB continue their investigation into the crash that happened west of Broderick Road. 


Winnebago County Sheriff’s officials say a man was killed when his ultralight plane crashed in a hayfield near Robert and Oak Hill Roads in the Town of Poygan last night. The accident was reported at 7:15 p.m. The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are assisting in the investigation. The pilot was the only one on board.

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