Authorities seek cause of fatal Indiana ultralight crash

July 3, 2019 GMT

ORLEANS, Ind. (AP) — Federal authorities are working to determine the cause of an ultralight aircraft crash in southern Indiana that left the pilot dead.

State police say the crash happened Monday night in a field in northern Orange County, about 80 miles (129 kilometers) southwest of Indianapolis.

Police say the pilot has been identified as 42-year-old Adam Hill of Orleans.

The National Transportation Safety Board says it’s investigating the cause of the crash. The agency described the aircraft as being amateur-built.