The Washington County Sheriff's Office, with assistance from the Cottage Grove Police Department, Hennepin and Dakota Sheriff's Office Dive Teams, recovered two of the thee registered occupants onboard an aircraft that crashed on Sunday, Sept. 13. Search conditions continue to be difficult due to the depth and debris from the wreckage.
Identification information will not be provided until next of kin notifications have been completed. The incident is still under investigation with assistance from the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office and the Federal Aviation Association.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the Cottage Grove Police and Fire Departments began the search for a missing plane on Sept. 13 located in a water-filled quarry on Grey Cloud Island, south of Mooers Lake and north of the Mississippi River. They were assisted with the search by the Stillwater Fire Department and the South Metro Fire Department.