Authorities say that a Canton man was killed in a small plane crash Friday morning in Wadsworth. The victim, identified as 74-year-old Peter Klapp, took off in his single engine plane from the Wadsworth Municipal Airport just after 11:00 AM and reportedly told the airport tower that he was experiencing mechanical failure. The State Highway Patrol says that Klapp was in the air for only two or three minutes before crashing into a nearby pond between Rittman Road and State Route 94. It is unknown at this time what caused the plane to go down as the crash remains under investigation.