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      One dead in Fairfield plane crash

      MGN Online


      A pilot has died in the crash of a small plane as it took off or shortly after taking off from an airport in southeast Iowa.


      Authorities say the pilot was alone in the plane when it crashed a little before noon on Sunday just east of the Fairfield airport.


      The pilot's name hasn't been released. The single-engine plane is owned by a Fairfield man.


      The crash is being investigated.


      The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to be on the scene on Monday.

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