FAA: 3 killed in Eagle River plane crash

Published: Sep. 28, 2021 at 3:59 PM CDT
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EAGLE RIVER, Wis. (WSAW) - The cause of a fatal plane crash in northern Wisconsin is under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board.

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Emma Duncan said on Tuesday three people were on board the twin-engine Rockwell 690B when it crashed in a swamp 12 miles east of Eagle River just before noon. The FAA’s website reports the pilot and two passengers died in the crash.

The FAA and NTSB will investigate the crash. Duncan said the NTSB will be in charge of the investigation and will provide additional updates.

The Associated Press reports Flight-tracking company FlightAware says the plane is registered to Chesterfield, Missouri-based Surdex Corp., a mapping and data services provider. The company did not immediately return a call seeking information.

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