Newcastle Pilot Killed in South Dakota Crash
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a pilot killed in an ultralight plane crash near Vermillion. Investigators report that 75-year-old Lowell Rahn of Newcastle, Neb., had just taken off and was possibly returning to the Vermillion airport when his plane went down in cornfield about 4:15 p.m. Friday. There were no passengers on the plane. Authorities say a fire caused by the crash burned about two acres of corn before it was contained by firefighters.