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Albany flyers die in plane crash


July 14, 2021

Two Albany men died Friday night in the crash of an aircraft in Millersburg, the Linn County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Undersheriff Paul Timm said that at 8:52 p.m. Friday, July 9, the Linn County Dispatch Center received several 9-1-1 calls regarding an aircraft that had crashed in a field behind Deciduous Avenue in Millersburg. 

When deputies and other fire personnel arrived, several citizens in the area directed them to an aircraft with two occupants that had crashed. The aircraft is a North Wing Trike, which is a two-seater, motorized glider-type aircraft.

Deputies learned that Ch...

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