Pilot killed in glider crash identified

Posted at 10:30 AM, May 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-15 11:30:44-04

At approximately 3:22 PM on Saturday, 13 May 2017, officers of the Blair Police Department, assisted by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, responded to the Blair Municipal Airport at 2785 Hwy 133 for a report of a crashed aircraft.


Once on scene, officers discovered that a AS+ Limited AC4 glider had crashed during take-off. The pilot and sole occupant of the glider was confirmed deceased and identified as Michael Boska, age 59 of Glenwood Iowa.  


The Federal Aviation Administration is currently investigating the cause of the crash.