The pilot of a small ultralight aircraft is dead after crashing at the Hawley airport east of Fargo this afternoon (Thurs). Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says the victim…

…”He was removed from it by a bystander. He did not make it. The bystander was slightly injured when he was assisting him out of the aircraft.”

The sheriff calls the bystander “heroic.” The F-A-A and Clay County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the crash.