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CCSO releases identity of pilot in fatal crash

According to Clearwater County Sheriff's Office, the pilot has been identified as Milon Meyer, 72, Richland WA.

He was traveling from Richland to Oskosh, WI, for the EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) Convention. Meyer was flying a LancAir Legacy, two-seat airplane.

Two Bear Air was not able to land near the crash site but used their hoist to lower a medic to the scene. They were able to confirm that the pilot was deceased. A Forest Service helicopter was able to drop off some Forest Service employees, CCSO said.

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