EDWARDS CO., IL (WFIE) - A man is dead after a plane crash in Edwards County.
It happened just before 6:30 Saturday evening in a rural area near Bone Gap.
According to the coroner's office, 36-year-old Kris Case, of Bone Gap, was flying an ultra light when the aircraft nose dived into the ground.
There's no word yet on what caused the crash but the coroner tells 14NEWS the plane was brand new and was on its maiden flight.
The crash remains under investigation.
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