Fatal Plane Crash 06 Sep 11

An Eden Prairie man is dead and another injured after a plane crash Monday afternoon, September 5th west of the Winsted Airport.

The pilot, 80-year-old Robert Ray Kooiman and a passenger, 54-year-old Randall Robert Kooiman were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. The 80-year-old Pilot died from his injuries. Randall Kooiman suffered serious injuries but survived.

According to the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened just after 3pm about ¼ mile west of the Winsted Airport.
The FAA is investigating the crash.

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    The passenger is not named Robert Kooiman. He survived and will recover.