Small Plane Crashes in Eden Prairie

KSTP-TV Contributed to the report.
October 04, 2017 12:53 PM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Authorities say a small plane has crashed in a church parking lot southwest of Minneapolis. Police and fire personnel are on the scene of the crash north of Flying Cloud Airport and Highway 212 in Eden Prairie. 

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According to KSTP-TV,  the pilot is dead after a plane crashed into an Eden Prairie church parking lot Wednesday morning. The pilot had reported a fire on board the single-engine plane before it crashed.

Eden Prairie fire and police were called to the scene at 11 a.m. They remain on the scene and are asking people to avoid the area.

According to a tweet from the Eden Prairie Police Department, the incident is at Eden Prairie Road and Glory Lane, which is just north of Highway 212.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.


KSTP-TV Contributed to the report.

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