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UPDATE: 1 dead in plane crash near Farm Progress Show

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BOONE (KWWL)-- Authorities have released the name of a pilot killed in a plane crash near the Farm Progress Show in Boone.

The Boone County Sheriff says 24-year-old Adam Danhauer of Whitehouse, Ohio died in the Thursday morning crash.

It went down around 9:20 Thursday morning in a corn field.  Officials say the plane was towing a large advertising banner for a seed corn company.

Only one person was on board when the Cessna 150 crashed 2 miles north of Boone.

The plane is registered to Drake Aerial Enterprise of Genoa, Ohio and Air American Aerial Ads is also listed on the FAA registry.

Online Producer: Michelle Caldwell

 

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