A 41-year-old man Virginia man has died, after his home built experimental plane crashed while taking off from a suburban Milwaukee airport.
The man died the night after the Wednesday crash at a Brookfield Airport, while his 37-year-old wife remained in critical condition Thursday. The couples’ six-month-old son, who was on the plane as well, was in good condition at a Milwaukee-area hospital.
A preliminary FAA report says plane ran into strong crosswinds, as it veered off a runway and hit a parked SUV, breaking the wings off of the plane.
The names of the victims have not been released.