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Pilot killed in plane crash was Minneapolis businessman

Officers block off an area where a small plane crashed in central Minnesota on Feb. 22, 2020. Photo: Crystal Bui/KSTP
Officers block off an area where a small plane crashed in central Minnesota on Feb. 22, 2020.

Updated: February 26, 2020 03:26 PM

The man who died in a small plane crash in Hennepin County was the co-owner of a Twin Cities gardening business.

Wagners Greenhouses and Garden Center says 60-year-old Scott Wagner was flying his single-engine plane Saturday when it crashed in the Crow-Hassan Park Reserve and burst into flames.

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UPDATE: 1 dead in Hennepin County small plane crash

An online flight plan reportedly shows Wagner's plane was in the air for just 11 minutes after departing Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie before crashing near Rogers.

Wagner's business is based in Minneapolis with seasonal locations in Bloomington and Hugo. 

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