Four Killed On Way Home From Fishing/Flying Trip | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 06.29.15

Airborne 06.30.15

Airborne 07.01.15

Airborne 07.02.15

Airborne 07.03.15

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 06.29.15

Airborne 06.30.15

Airborne 07.01.15

Airborne 07.02.15

Airborne 07.03.15

 

Thu, Jun 03, 2004

Four Killed On Way Home From Fishing/Flying Trip

Cessna 206 Down Near Owatonna

An annual fishing vacation ended in tragedy for four Minnesota men when their Cessna 206 (file photo of type, right) went down Tuesday night, impacting a house and disintegrating near Owatonna (MN).

KSTP-TV reports Charles DeYoung called 911 at 8:41 local time Tuesday night, telling the dispatcher that a plane had just hit his house. DeYoung, the only person home at the time, wasn't hurt.

"All I know is that they are all dead," said neighbor Coleen Thompson. "When it hit, it sounded like thunder outside."

The television station reports the 206 went down about nine miles from Degner Regional Airport.

The pilot was identified as 50-year old Gordon Welke. His wife told KSTP the fishing trip was an annual tradition.

She also identified two of the three passengers as Brian Borwege and his adult son, Ben. The name of the fourth victim had not been released.

The flight reportedly originated in Saskatchewan. Welke processed through Customs at Roseau (MN) on its way home. There was no report of a distress call prior to the accident.

FAA Preliminary Accident Report

IDENTIFICATION
 Regis#: 81685    Make/Model: C206   Description: 206, P206, T206, TP206, U206, TU206, (T
 Date: 06/02/2004   Time: 0140

 Event Type: Accident  Highest Injury: Fatal   Mid Air: N  Missing: N
 Damage: Destroyed

LOCATION
 City: OWATONNA          State: MN  Country: US

DESCRIPTION
 ACFT CRASHED INTO A RESIDENCE UNDER UNKNOWN CIRCUMSTANCES, THE FOUR PERSONS
 ON BOARD WERE FATALLY INJURED, AND THE ACFT WAS DESTROYED, OWATONNA, MN

INJURY DATA   Total Fatal:  4
         # Crew: 2   Fat:  2   Ser:  0   Min:  0   Unk: 
         # Pass:  2   Fat:  2   Ser:  0   Min:  0   Unk: 
         # Grnd:       Fat:  0   Ser:  0   Min:  0   Unk: 

WEATHER: METAR KOWA 020140Z AUTO 31009KT 7SM DZ OVC006 12/12 A2970         
                                          
                            

OTHER DATA
 Activity: Unknown   Phase: Unknown   Operation: General Aviation

 Departed: ROSEAU, MN         Dep Date:  Dep. Time:  
 Destination: OWATONNA, MN       Flt Plan: IFR     Wx Briefing: Y
 Last Radio Cont: UNK
 Last Clearance: UNK

 FAA FSDO: MINNEAPOLIS, MN (GL15)        Entry date: 06/02/2004

FMI: www.ntsb.gov

Advertisement

More News

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (07.06.15)

“Lisa’s contagious passion for reaching the dream of building or restoring an aircraft rubs off on everyone around her... The excitement is easy to enjoy, and has prope>[...]

Aero-TV: An Intro To Quad-Copters – Horizon Hobby Explains A Model Revolution

The Quadcopter Revolution Is In Full Swing... Here's Info On How To Join In! While at eFest 2015, ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, talks with a company known as Horizon H>[...]

Klyde Morris (07.06.15)

Excuse The Pun... But Klyde Is Clearly Having A Blast -- Pilot Style FMI: www.klydemorris.com>[...]

Airborne 07.03.15: New Trig Avionics, Cargo Biz Grows, iOS GPS Fix

Also: 'No Drone Zone', Aviation v Media, Women's Air Race Classic, Houston Spaceport, Navy's New A/C Launch System, GA Fly Safe, FAA InFO Trig Avionics tells us they are unveiling >[...]

AeroSports Update: Sporty’s Catalog Just Got Bigger

Legend Cub and Sporty's Pilot Shop Partner on Sales and Sweepstakes The American Legend Aircraft Company has announced a twofold partnership with Sporty's Pilot Shop. First, Sporty>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2015 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC