WINSTED, Minn. (WCCO) — Authorities say one of the two people involved in a small plane crash in Winsted, Minn. Monday afternoon has died.
According to the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office, 80-year-old Robert Kooiman, of Eden Prairie, was piloting a Hoffmann Model HK 36R Super Dimona with 54-year-old Randall Kooiman as his passenger.READ MORE: Crash With Injuries Delays Traffic On I-94 In Minneapolis
The plane was traveling from Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie to the Winsted Airport when it crashed into a cornfield about a 1/4-mile away from the airport, according to authorities.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Tornado Warning For Morrison, Mille Lacs Counties Extended
The crash happened after 3 p.m. Both were flown to Hennepin County Medical Center.
On Tuesday morning, the sheriff’s office said that Robert Kooiman had died of his injuries. The condition of Randall Kooiman was not released.MORE NEWS: 'They're Human Beings Just Like Us': Minnesota, Wisconsin To Welcome Hundreds Of Afghan Refugees
The Federal Aviation Administration is currently investigating the crash.