JAKARTA, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- An ultra light plane for sport crashed in a rice field in Bogor of Indonesia's West Java province, killing the pilot, detikcom online news reported on Monday.
"The plane crashed at 7:55 Jakarta time (00:55 GMT)," Head of Information Center of Indonesia's Air Force Vice Marshal Bambang Samoedro told the news portal.
The incident was caused by sudden dead engine while flying whereas the pilot had checked the engine before.
"He was alone in testing his plane when the engine dead. Of course he has checked the machine in line with standard procedure, " said Head of Micro Light at the Indonesian Aerosport Federation Wunwun mauladi.