Plane flips on Mille Lacs Lake take-off attempt, injures pilot


A small plane, attempting a take-off on a makeshift runway on Mille Lacs Lake, crashed Saturday morning injuring the pilot.

Kenneth Olson, 62, of Sartell, suffered minor injuries and was transported to Onamia Hospital. His passenger, Mary Olson, 59, Sartell, was not injured, the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Department reported.

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