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UND student pilot dies after plane crash near Buxton

News - UND student pilot dies in plane crash near Buxton
News - UND student pilot dies in plane crash near Buxton
Published: Oct. 18, 2021 at 10:36 PM CDT
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BUXTON, N.D. (KFYR) - UPDATE: UND identified the student as John Hauser; a sophomore commercial aviation student from Chicago, Ill.

It is still unclear what caused the plane to crash in a field near 11th Street northeast and 165th Avenue northeast at about 8:30 p.m. Monday.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol and Federal Aviation Administration are investigating.

Meanwhile, the university released a statement offering condolences to his loved ones and setting up counseling services to support students through the loss of a classmate.

ORIGINAL STORY: A University of North Dakota student pilot is dead after a plane crash southeast of Buxton Monday. The crash happened just after 8:30 p.m. in a field near 11st Street Northeast and 165 Avenue Northeast.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol and FAA is assisting the Traill County Sheriff’s Office.

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