Woodbury Pilot Killed in Crash of Small Plane Near Ely
ELY (AP) -- A suburban Twin Cities man has died in the crash of a small plane in northern Minnesota.
The Lake County Sheriff's Office says that the plane left the Ely Airport around 9 p.m. Thursday and crashed into White Iron Lake. It was headed toward the Grand Marais/Cook County Airport, about 116 miles to the east, officials said.
The 58-year-old pilot from Woodbury was the only one onboard the Lancair Super ES plane.
The National Transportation Safety tweeted Friday that it's investigating the cause of the crash.