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Decorah couple suffer only minor injuries in plane crash in Eveleth, Minnesota

Posted: Tue, Jul 7, 2020 10:44 AM
Photo courtesy of KBJR-TV, Duluth

The Eveleth (MN) Police Department says 73-year-old Richard Zahasky and 68-year-old Rosie Zahasky of Decorah were occupants on a plane which crashed near the Eveleth Airport on Sunday.

Both passengers were treated at a nearby hospital for minor injuries and have since been released.

KBJR-TV in Duluth reports that the Zahaskys had been heading back to Iowa when the plane experienced engine problems.  Rick Zahasky attempted to land at the Eveleth-Virginia airport, but crashed.

The accident remains under investigation by the FAA.