Remembering a plane crash near Mina
April 7, 2021
Submitted by David Palmer
“Plane Crash Near Mina—One Killed” was the headline in the Aberdeen newspaper.
If you were to have heard the headline you immediately thought of the Payne Stewart crash in late 1999 just south of Mina in Richland Township. Who could forget it? The event was covered worldwide, and Mina was famous for a few days.
But the “one killed” part, that couldn’t be right because you remembered that there were several casualties that day. But the headline is correct, Richland Township in southeast Edmunds County is home to a second fatal plane crash and it just...