Training Flight from Rochester Fatally Crashes Near Red Wing
Bay City, WI (KROC-AM News)- A training flight that departed from Rochester ended with a crash-landing near Red Wing that killed both of the plane’s occupants.
A news release from the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called to the scene of the plane crash shortly after 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. The 2012 Glass Air Super II SFT went down about a half mile west of the Red Wing Regional airport in a field on airport property in Bay City, WI.
The flight took off from Rochester around 12:20 p.m. Tuesday, the news release says. The victims of the fatal plane crash have not yet been identified. Teams from the FAA and NTSB are expected to arrive in western Wisconsin to investigate the crash.