Sheriff's Office: Pilot hurt in Sheboygan County plane crash

Updated: 4:47 p.m. January 19, 2019

SCOTT, Wis. (AP) — Authorities have identified the pilot of a small plane who was injured after making an emergency landing in northeast Wisconsin.

The Sheboygan County Sheriff's Office says 64-year-old Michael Kruswick, of Algoma, was the only occupant of the aircraft that went down about 3:30 p.m. Friday in the town of Scott. The sheriff's office says Kruswick sustained non-incapacitating injuries.

Authorities say Kruswick called 911 when his 1959 Piper Cub lost power and had to make an emergency landing.

The crash remains under investigation.


Posted: 5:14 p.m. January 18, 2019

SHEBOYGAN COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A pilot was hurt after a plane crashed in the Town of Scott, according to the Sheboygan County Sheriff's Office.  

The crash happened around 3:20 p.m. Friday, January 18, in the area of County Road S and Ida Lane. 

The pilot called 911 and said he lost power and tried to make an emergency landing. The plane, a 1959 Piper Cub, was damaged when it landed and the pilot was injured. The pilot's condition is unknown. 

The Sheboygan County Sheriff's Office and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating. 

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