87-year-old pilot dies after small plane crash in Bolivar - KCTV5 News

87-year-old pilot dies after small plane crash in Bolivar

Posted: Updated:
Patrol Sgt. Jason Pace says James Donald Baker, of Bolivar, died after the single-engine plane crash Tuesday at the Silo Ridge Golf Course near Bolivar. (KCTV5) Patrol Sgt. Jason Pace says James Donald Baker, of Bolivar, died after the single-engine plane crash Tuesday at the Silo Ridge Golf Course near Bolivar. (KCTV5)
BOLIVAR, MO (AP) -

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says an 87-year-old man died after a small plane he was piloting crashed at a southwest Missouri golf course.

Patrol Sgt. Jason Pace says James Donald Baker, of Bolivar, died after the single-engine plane crash Tuesday at the Silo Ridge Golf Course near Bolivar.

Pace says the plane went down about three-quarters of a mile south of the Bolivar airport.

The Springfield News-Leader reports that Baker was the only person aboard the 2007 Zenith 601.

The Federal Aviation Authority is investigating the cause of the crash.

Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • One person seriously injured in KCMO shooting

    One person seriously injured in KCMO shooting

    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:03 PM EDT2018-06-17 02:03:18 GMT
    (File photo)(File photo)
    (File photo)(File photo)

    KCPD are investigating after one person was shot.  

    More >

    KCPD are investigating after one person was shot.  

    More >
  • Kate Spade's funeral scheduled for Thursday in KCMO

    Kate Spade's funeral scheduled for Thursday in KCMO

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:20:07 GMT
    Kate Spade. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)Kate Spade. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

    KCTV5 News confirmed on Sunday that Kate Spade's funeral will be held in Kansas City, Missouri. 

    More >

    KCTV5 News confirmed on Sunday that Kate Spade's funeral will be held in Kansas City, Missouri. 

    More >
  • Inmate who allegedly shot deputies has long criminal record

    Inmate who allegedly shot deputies has long criminal record

    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-06-16 17:52:06 GMT
    Antoine Fielder. (KCTV)Antoine Fielder. (KCTV)

    Sources have told KCTV5 News that Antoine Fielder is the inmate who shot two Wyandotte County deputies on Friday, leading to their deaths. Here is everything we know about him.

    More >

    Sources have told KCTV5 News that Antoine Fielder is the inmate who shot two Wyandotte County deputies on Friday, leading to their deaths. Here is everything we know about him.

    More >
Powered by Frankly
KCTV 5 News

Online Public File:
KCTV  KSMO

Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2018, KCTV; Kansas City, MO. (A Meredith Corporation Station) . All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.