Teenage Student Pilot Killed in Wisconsin Training Flight
Wauwatosa, WI (KROC-AM News ) - A teenage student pilot has died from injuries he suffered last Thursday in a plane crash near Milwaukee Wisconsin.
The Wauwatosa Police Department identified the victim as 18-year-old Daniel Perelman of Brookfield, Wisconsin. A news release says he was practicing landings and takeoffs in a single-engine plane at an airport located in the Western Milwaukee suburb when the aircraft crashed into the backyard of a home near the airfield.
The young pilot was taken to a nearby hospital with what proved to be fatal injuries. The news release says no one on the ground was injured during the incident and the crash caused only "minimal property damage" to the residence.
The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating the incident.