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DEVELOPING: Small Plane Crashes in Eden Prairie Church Parking Lot, Pilot Killed

October 04, 2017 01:06 PM

(KSTP) - A pilot is dead after a plane crashed in an Eden Prairie church parking lot Wednesday morning.

The pilot had reported a fire on the single-engine plane before it crashed.

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Eden Prairie firefighters and police were called to the scene at 11 a.m. They remain on the scene, in the Resurrection Life Church's parking lot.

They have asked people to avoid the area near Eden Prairie Road and Glory Lane, just north of Highway 212.

A news conference is expected to take place at roughly 1 p.m.

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Eden Prairie fire and police are on the scene of a plane crash Wednesday morning and 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. 

A source tells KSTP the small plane crashed in the Resurrection Life Church's parking lot.


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Kristen Swanson

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