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Doctor killed in plane crash outside of Moose Lake

 

May 17, 2019



One man is dead after an airplane crashed into the Moose Horn River Wednesday, May 8, after taking off from Moose Lake Carlton County Airport during winter weather.

Dr. Thomas Stillwell, 65, of Plymouth died in the plane crash. A pilot, Stillwell was about to return to the Crystal airport that afternoon in a heavy snowstorm. He was a urology specialist and had been seeing patients at Mercy Hospital that day, as he had twice a month for 16 years.

According to a press release from the Carlton County sheriff’s office, at approximately 7 a.m. Thursday, May 9, the Mooney M20J single-engine air...



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