Authorities in eastern Montana say a 38-year-old pilot died when his small plane crashed on private land in McCone County.
The Roosevelt County Sheriff's Office tells the Billings Gazette ( that Darin Ray Brown's Cessna 182 crashed Saturday and that he died at the scene.
Officials say Brown took off from a rural airstrip near Wolf Point at about 10:30 a.m. Saturday and was last heard from at about 11 a.m. while in the air.
He was expected to arrive at a farm in Yellowstone County about 1:30 p.m., and was reported missing at 2:45 p.m.