Sunday, June 19, 2022

Grumman American AA-1B, N9207L: Accident occurred June 10, 2022 near Granite Falls Municipal Airport (KGDB), Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota

National Transportation Safety Board accident number: CEN22LA241 

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Minneapolis, Minnesota

Aircraft crashed in a field under unknown circumstances. 


Date: 10-JUN-22
Time: 11:50:00Z
Regis#: N9207L
Aircraft Make: AMERICAN AVIATION
Aircraft Model: AA-1A
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
City: GRANITE FALLS
State: MINNESOTA


GRANITE FALLS, Minnesota — A pilot was airlifted to North Memorial Health Hospital in Robbinsdale following a plane crash around 7 a.m. Friday just east of the Granite Falls Airport, according to a news release from the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's Office.

Steven Lindquist, 67, of Granite Falls, was flying a Grumman American AA-1B when it crashed in a field, according to the news release from Casey Namken, investigator and emergency management.

Lindquist exited the plane and was walking when someone called to report the crash, according to the news release. He was treated at the scene before being airlifted by North Memorial Air Care. His medical status is currently unknown.

The Federal Aviation Administration has been contacted and will be investigating the crash.

Assisting at the scene were the Granite Falls Police Department, Granite Falls Fire Department, Granite Falls Ambulance, North Air Care, Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office and Minnesota State Patrol.

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