A 70 year old man is dead after his ultra light plane crashes near Apple River, that's in Jo Daviess County. Robert Hammer was pronounced dead at the scene.
The plane, similar to a hanglider but with an engine went down in a field off stagecoach. no word yet on the cause of the accident.
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