Man escapes injury in ultralight aircraft crash

Published 6:31 am Tuesday, September 3, 2019

COLVIN — Authorities say a man escaped injury when his ultralight aircraft crashed while he was attempting to take off from his property in northeastern Minnesota.

The incident happened about 8:45 a.m. Sunday. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office says Robert Kangas, of Colvin, was airborne for about a minute before the plane crashed into a swampy ditch.

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