The Waushara County Sheriff's Office is releasing the name of the pilot killed in Wednesday's plane crash near Hancock. Deputies say he's Robert Dopp, 38, from Beldenville, WI.
The crash happened at 1:15 pm Wednesday on land owned by the DNR. Deputies say Dopp was flying a crop dusting plane. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
There was a large spill of the material the plane was spraying and from the aircraft fuel. The location and the hazardous material spill did cause problems for the first responders on scene.
An FAA spokeswoman tells NewsChannel 7 the FAA and NTSB will handle the investigation.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture have responded to assist with the cleanup.
Waushara County Sheriff's Office, Hancock Fire and Rescue, Waushara County Emergency Medical Services, Coloma Police Department, Wisconsin State Patrol, and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Game Warden first responded to the crash.
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