Pilot Killed After Plane Crashes in Eden Prairie Parking Lot

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (KMSP) – The pilot of a small plane was killed after it crashed shortly after taking off from the Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, Minnesota Wednesday morning.

Eden Prairie Police received a call at 11:08 a.m. from the pilot reporting there was a fire on board. The plane crashed in a parking lot near Eden Prairie Road and Glory Lane north of Highway 212.

The identity of the pilot has not been released. No other people were on board.

The Federal Aviation Administration, Metropolitan Airports Commission, Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota State Patrol and Eden Prairie Police Department are investigation the crash.

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