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2 People Dead After Plane Crashes Into Sauk Rapids Home

Two people whose plane crashed into a Sauk Rapids, Minn. home Friday night have died. According to the incident report, Sauk Rapids police responded to a call about a plane crash around 8:26 p.m. in the 700 block of Garden Place. Two people were sightseeing in a small, single-engine private plane when the plane crashed into a residential home.

06/21/2014

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Plane Crashes Into Sauk Rapids Home, Starting Fire

Emergency crews are on the scene after a plane crashed into a home in central Minnesota. The crash happened Friday evening in Sauk Rapids, near the area of 18th Street and 9th Avenue North, Benton County Dispatch said.

06/20/2014

Duluth Plane Crash

Sheriff: German Man Died In Lake Superior Crash

Authorities in northeastern Minnesota say the pilot who died when his plane crashed into Lake Superior last weekend was from Germany. The St. Louis County sheriff’s office identifies the man as 47-year-old Alexander Georg Obersteg of Steinfeld, Germany.

06/11/2014

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Pilot Unhurt In Vintage Plane Crash In Minnesota

A Wisconsin pilot is OK after a vintage plane crashed during the Rush City Fly-in in east-central Minnesota over the weekend.

06/09/2014

Duluth Plane Crash

Specialized Divers Begin Plane Crash Recovery

Two commercial divers with expertise in deep diving have been hired to recover the body of a pilot whose small plane crashed into Lake Superior.

06/09/2014

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Body Recovered After Plane Crashes In Lake Superior

A body has been found in the wreckage of a plane in Lake Superior. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office received a call at about 11:24 a.m. Saturday reporting that a single engine aircraft had taken off from the Duluth International Airport, gone off the radar and was believed to have crashed into Lake Superior.

06/08/2014

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Authorities Search Lake Superior For Crashed Plane

Authorities in Duluth are searching for a plane that may have crashed into Lake Superior. Duluth Fire Department officials say that they have a boat out searching a possible debris field, but visibility is poor due to the fog.

06/07/2014

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20 Years Since Hibbing Plane Crash That Killed 18

It’s been 20 years since one of Minnesota’s deadliest airplane tragedies killed 18 people near Hibbing. On this day in 1993, a commuter plane that departed from Minneapolis crashed.

12/01/2013

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NTSB: No Distress Call Before Fatal Minn. Crash

Federal investigators say there was no distress call from the pilot before a small airplane crashed in southeastern Minnesota, killing three men from the Detroit area.

11/18/2013

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Mich. Men Killed In Minn. Plane Crash Identified

Minnesota authorities have identified the three Michigan men who died when their small aircraft crashed in a field near an airport in southeastern Minnesota.

11/02/2013

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3 Dead, 1 Injured In SE Minn. Plane Crash

Authorities say three people are dead and a fourth critically injured after a small plane crashed in southeastern Minnesota. The Houston County sheriff’s office says the crash happened two miles south of Caledonia at about 4:30 p.m. Friday.

11/01/2013

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Man Killed In Princeton Plane Crash Identified

A man killed in a Princeton plane crash Monday has been identified.

10/29/2013

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Official: Plane Crash Kills 1 In Central Minn.

One person died Monday after a small plane crashed near an airport in central Minnesota. The crash happened around 12:45 p.m. just west of the runway at the Princeton Municipal Airport, a city official said.

10/28/2013

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Jim Kowalski Dies After Falling Into Plane Propeller

The Ontario Provincial Police say that Jim Kowalski died Thursday after falling into a rotating plane propeller while on a fishing trip in Canada. The incident happened at about 10:30 a.m. on Thursday in Red Lake, Ontario.

09/06/2013

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Kowalski’s Co-Owner Tragically Died In Plane Accident

Jim Kowalski died Thursday in a plane accident while fishing in Canada, according to family member Deb Kowalski. Deb Kowalski said Jim suffered a head injury in the incident, and an autopsy is being performed. She said he was with a friend on the trip. Jim Kowalski, 67, founded Kowalski’s Markets back in 1986 in White Bear Lake.

09/05/2013

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2 Men Unhurt In Southern Minn. Plane Crash

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in North Lida Lake near Pelican Rapids.

07/17/2013

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NTSB: 10 Killed In Alaska Plane Crash

Authorities say an air taxi has crashed at the Soldotna Airport in Alaska, killing all 10 people on board. National Transportation Safety Board investigator Clint Johnson says the pilot and nine passengers were killed in the crash at the airport late Sunday morning. Meagan Peters of Alaska State Troopers says the fixed-wing aircraft was fully engulfed in flames before firefighters could get to the plane. The victims have not yet been identified.

07/07/2013

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Official Probes If Rescuers Ran Over S.F. Plane Crash Victim, Teen From China

Pilots of Asiana Flight 214 were flying too slowly as they approached San Francisco airport, triggering a control board warning that the jetliner could stall, and then tried to abort the landing seconds before crashing, according to federal safety officials. Investigators also said they were looking into the possibility that rescue crews ran over one of the two teenagers killed in the crash on Saturday. Officials released the details without explaining why the pilots were flying so slow — or why rescue officials didn’t see the girl. The Boeing 777 was traveling at speeds well below the target landing speed of 137 knots per hour, or 157 mph, said National Transportation Safety Board chief Deborah Hersman at a briefing Sunday on the crash.

07/07/2013

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Dr., Brother Killed In Madeline Island Plane Crash

Ashland County authorities say a La Crosse doctor and his brother were killed in a single-engine plane crash on Madeline Island. Sheriff Mick Brennan identifies the victims as the pilot, 63-year-old Dr. Richard Renwick, and his brother, 58-year-old Bruce Renwick from Waunakee. WXOW-TV reports Dr. Renwick was a physician in obstetrics and gynecology at Gundersen Health System.

06/17/2013

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Minnesota Native Killed In Afghanistan Cargo Plane Crash

A Minnesota native was one of seven people killed when a cargo plane crashed Monday near an Air Force base in Afghanistan.

05/01/2013

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2 Injured In Small Plane Crash In Douglas County

Authorities in Douglas County are investigating a small plane crash that happened at Lake Latoka on Friday morning.

03/29/2013

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Mom Sues Air Traffic Controller Over Plane Crash

The mother of three Minnesota boys who died with their father in a 2010 plane wreck in western Wyoming is suing a company that provides air traffic control services at the Jackson Hole Airport.

03/07/2013

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Plane Crash Kills 1 In Otter Tail County

Authorities say one person is dead after a plane crashed Wednesday night near Parkers Prairie in Otter Tail County.

02/21/2013

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Plane Crash Kills Bemidji Aviation Head

The head of a small Minnesota aviation company is dead after apparently being killed in a plane crash.

12/05/2012

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10 Years Later, Kahn Defends Eulogy For Wellstone

Many people say it was his speech that turned a memorial service into a political rally, but Rick Kahn says he just spoke from the heart.

10/25/2012

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