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Pilot Dies in NH Aircraft Crash

The plane went down Saturday afternoon on a lawn next to the channel

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    Pilot Dies in NH Aircraft Crash
    Ed Morrissey

    The pilot of a small, ultralight plane that crashed near the Weirs Beach Channel in New Hampshire's lakes region has died.

    The plane went down Saturday afternoon on a lawn next to the channel.

    The Laconia Police Department said Sunday that the pilot, 69-year-old William Panuski of Sanbornton, died of injuries he suffered in the crash. He was the only person in the plane.

    The circumstances surrounding the crash are still under investigation. It occurred at the edge of Lake Winnipesaukee's western shore near Laconia.