4 dead and 2 injured in separate aircraft accidents in Wisconsin, authorities say

Four people died and two were injured in separate aircraft accidents in Wisconsin on Saturday, one involving a mid-air collision and the other an airplane crash.

Detailing the events: A Rotorway 162F helicopter and an ELA Eclipse 10 gyrocopter collided at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh just after noon.
* The collision occurred during the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual fly-in convention, however, the aircraft were not involved in the air show.
* Two people were killed in the incident, while two others were injured and taken to a local hospital in stable condition.

In another tragedy: Earlier the same day, a single-engine North American T-6 aircraft crashed into Lake Winnebago near Oshkosh, resulting in two fatalities.
* Authorities report that the National Transportation Safety Board is investigating both incidents.

Future updates: Further information will be released as additional details are confirmed.
* Both incidents are currently under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board.

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