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NTSB: Pilot error caused fatal Hawley plane crash

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Hawley airplane crash 3/2013
Hawley airplane crash 3/2013

FARGO (KFGO-AM) - The National Transportation Safety Board has released the cause of an airplane crash that killed the pilot last year near Hawley, Minn.

Forty-eight-year-old Kevin Ferris died when his Cessna 152 went down in dense fog last March near the Hawley airport.

The NTSB says Ferris made an "improper decision" to conduct a flight into weather conditions that he wasn't qualified to fly in, resulting in a loss of control. Ferris was en route from Superior, Wisc. to Moorhead.

The report says Ferris did not file a flight plan, but did obtain a weather report before the flight.

The NTSB says an examination of the airplane revealed no mechanical problems.

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