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Pilot Injured after Small Plane Crashes in Wisconsin

A small plane crashed in the town of Mukwa in Waupaca County, Wisconsin, on November 6th.

The plane went down on Faskell Road, near the runway of a private airport Poppy’s Flying Acres.

The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was injured in the accident and was taken to a hospital in New London.

Sgt. Kevin Studzinski of the Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office said the neighbors had pulled the pilot out of the aircraft. “The plane is considered a total loss, but that’s not what’s important… Due to their heroic actions the pilot is still alive today,” he said.

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Total CEO Killed in Moscow Plane Crash

A business plane collided with a snow removal machine at Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow, Russia, on the night of October 20.

Christophe de Margerie, the Chief Executive Officer of French oil company Total S.A., was aboard the aircraft at the time. The company confirmed that he was killed in the accident.

Three French crew members were also killed in the crash.

Authorities said that the French-made Dassault Falcon 50 corporate plane was taking off for France when it collided with the snow removal machine. The driver of the machine remained uninjured.

Moscow transport investigators said that they had launched a criminal investigation and that French authorities would also be invited to participate.

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