A Fargo pilot is dead after crashing his small airplane in Dunn County.
Christopher Hans, 43, took off in his Piper Pacer plane in the dark from a private runway, in foggy conditions, shortly before 7:30 p.m. Mountain time Saturday, according to the Highway Patrol.
The plane moments later crashed into the side of a hill about 8 miles southeast of Dunn Center. Hans died at the scene. He was flying alone.
The Highway Patrol and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating the crash.
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