MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Faribault County Sheriff’s Office says three people are fine after a small plane they were in crashed Sunday evening.

On Sunday at 10:21 p.m., the sheriff’s office received a 911 call that a plane crashed in a field four miles south of Blue Earth near the Blue Earth airport.

Blue Earth police responded and made contact with the pilot, identified as 67-year-old Robin Hermanson of South Dakota, and two passengers, 56-year-old Tim Lippert of Easton, Minnesota and his 13-year-old son.

All three were treated at the scene and released by medical responders.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the crash.


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