Update: One dead in Pierre plane crash - KSFY News - Sioux Falls, SD News, Weather, Sports

Update: One dead in Pierre plane crash

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One person is dead from a single-engine plane crash at the Pierre airport.

Pierre Airport Manager Mike Isaacs says the crash happened during a 9:45 a.m. take-off Tuesday. It happened on Runway 13. Isaacs says the aircraft is totally destroyed. 

KCCR Radio News Director Tony Mangan reports the plane that crashed is a SQ2000 and it did not have a flightplan. 

According to the Federal Aviation Administration Registry, the plane in the crash is owned by Paul Lee of Pierre.

The name of the victim in the crash has not been released, and the FAA is still investigating.

Pierre Airport Manager Mike Isaacs says the airport remains open.

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