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Florida man dies in crash of homemade plane in Missouri


April 19, 2020

STRAFFORD, Mo. (AP) — A Florida man died when his homemade plane crashed in Missouri, authorities said Monday.

Alexander Kasimtev, 43, of Plantation, Florida, died when his KOLB Firefly 103 crashed near a farm road near Strafford Sunday afternoon, according to Greene County Sgt. Marc Staegar. He was the only one aboard the plane.

Detectives continue to investigate the cause of the crash. The Federal Aviation Administration was notified but it doesn't investigate crashes of this type of aircraft, The Springfield News-Leader reported.


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