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Pilot with Iowa ties passes away

WATERLOO (KWWL) - After many weeks in critical condition, a United States Air Force pilot with Iowa ties has died.

31-year old Cpt. David Wisniewski was serving in Afghanistan, when the helicopter he was piloting got shot down in early June. The crash killed four U.S. troops and injured three others.

According to a family blog, Wisniewski died Friday night at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland. Wisniewski is the son of the Regina activities director in Iowa City.

Funeral services are being planned.

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