WAUPACA COUNTY, Wis. (WZMQ) – A Gladstone man has died in a plane crash in Wisconsin over the weekend.
On Saturday at 12:57 p.m. local time, Waupaca County Communications Center got a call about an airplane crash at the Central County Airport in Helvetia. A preliminary investigation revealed a single-engine airplane overturned while landing, causing fatal injuries to the pilot, 78-year-old Bruce Flannery.
The Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iola Fire Department, Iola Ambulance, Waupaca County Medical Examiner, Michigan State Police, National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration.
The incident remains under investigation at this time.