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2 killed in small plane crash near Red Wing Regional Airport

ELLSWORTH, Wis. — Two people were killed in a plane crash about a half-mile west of the Red Wing Regional Airport Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened in a field near Highway 35, on airport property.

Investigators say that the Glasair Super 2 plane was involved in a training flight. It left from Rochester at around 12:20 p.m. The crash happened at about 1:40 p.m.

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Traffic Safety Board were on the scene to investigate the crash.

Source: CBS Minnesota

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