Tuesday the wife of Doug Butzier identified the body of her late husband. He was the Libertarian Candidate for the Senate seat in Iowa. His opponents were Republican Joni Ernst and Democrat Bruce Braley.
The accident happened Monday night near the Dubuque Airport.
The plane was on approach from Ankeny Regional Airport. It was on approach after having traveled the one-hour flight. The plane was found north of the Dubuque Airport runway. Doug Butzier was the only passenger.
The cause of the accident is under investigation by the NTSB.