AP Photo: Sixty-year-old plane crash near Duluth

March 3, 1963: Four Wisconsin men flying home from a fishing trip in Canada died as their small plane crashed in a field near Duluth. The plane, a Cessna 180, crashed at the edge of an open field a half mile west of Proctor and eight miles southwest of Duluth.

The victims were:

  • Eugene O. Hokkala, 49, Wentworth, owner and pilot
  • Charles Pethers, 37, Superior
  • Andrew W. Sislo, 46, Superior
  • Dallis Malone, 52, Superior

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