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2 killed in plane crash in Wisconsin after departing from Rochester

The plane crashed in a field about half a mile from the Red Wing Regional Airport.

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Two people were killed in a plane crash near the Red Wing Regional Airport on the afternoon of Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022.
Contributed / Pierce County Sheriff’s Office
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BAY CITY, Wis. — Two people were killed in a plane crash near Red Wing Regional Airport just across the Minnesota border in Wisconsin after leaving Rochester International Airport at 12:20 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022.

The plane crashed in a field about half a mile from the Red Wing Regional Airport, according to media reports. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office responded to the accident around 1:40 p.m.

The Glasair Super 2 plane was scheduled as a training flight.

The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating the crash.

Related Topics: ACCIDENTSPUBLIC SAFETY
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