(KHQ-TV)Officials with the Latah County sheriff’s office say the pilot of an airplane flying over a Republican party gathering had been dropping rolls of toilet paper before the airplane crashed.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer says early indications are that the airplane stalled, or reached a speed and angle at which it lost its lift. The crash Saturday afternoon killed 60-year-old Randy Humble of Moscow.

Witnesses reported the airplane’s engine revved and the pilot appeared to be trying to pull up just before it crashed near Viola.

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