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Narrative:Plane crashed for unknown reasons with three on board. Plane crash located in a dirt access road between two fields. Plane is inverted.
Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee 180
|C/n / msn:|| 28-5244|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Field near Sheldon, Iowa -
United States of America
|Departure airport:||Fort Atkinson WI (61C)|
|Destination airport:||Winner SD|
NTSB Nov 2/09 Federal aviation officials say a small plane that crashed in a corn field in northwest Iowa, killing all three Wisconsin men on board, was low on fuel.The National Transportation Safety Board says the single - engine piper had two 25 - gallon fuel tanks.After the crash, investigators drained 1 cup of fuel from the tank under the left wing and 2 and a half cups from the tank under the right wing.The plane crashed on June 23 in O'Brien County.The three men on board were flying from to South Dakota on a hunting trip.
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