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Experimental plane crash kills 1 in Oklahoma

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Eric DuVall
An experimental Bugatti 100p airplane performs during a test flight in October in Oklahoma, according to this photo from the group who created the plane. The aircraft crashed Saturday, killing the pilot aboard. Photo courtesy Bugatti 100p Project
An experimental Bugatti 100p airplane performs during a test flight in October in Oklahoma, according to this photo from the group who created the plane. The aircraft crashed Saturday, killing the pilot aboard. Photo courtesy Bugatti 100p Project

BURNS FLATS, Okla., Aug. 6 (UPI) -- A small experimental airplane crashed in Oklahoma on Saturday, killing the lone person aboard, according to multiple media reports.

KOTV-Tusla, Okla., reported the victim, Scotty Wilson of Tulsa, was killed when his experimental airplane crashed near Burns Flats, Okla., around 8:30 a.m. local time.

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The Washita County Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident. A member of an aviation group with Wilson said he had died in the crash, a fact confirmed by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

A Facebook page for the group described the experimental aircraft as a Bugatti 100p.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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