Ultralite Pilot Dies

Updated 8 years ago

Police say 65-year-old Elwyn Higgins was taking off from the Belfast airport when he lost control and landed in a tree.

Higgins unbuckled himself from the seat, and stepped on a branch, which snapped. He fell about 40 feet to the ground.

Higgins was being treated at Eastern Maine Medical Center, where he died on Wednesday.


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