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Plane Crash Kills One in Moses Lake

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MOSES LAKE, Wash. -- 77-year-old Robert Holloway died yesterday after his plane crashed into a corn field in Moses Lake. Holloway was test-driving his new ultra lite plane he just assembled himself.  

Witnesses say he was having trouble in the air just before it crashed around 9:45 yesterday morning.

Jeniel Cramer says the plane crashed just 200-feet from her home. She and her neighbors who knew Holloway believe something else may have gone wrong in the air.

"It nosed dived right into the cornfield as if he might have had a heart attack, but it hasn't been proven that he's actually died of a heart attack, but he was an experienced pilot," said Cramer.

A neighbor who went to Holloway's aid says there was no blood or cuts on him when he found him in the wreckage.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating this crash.