Fatal Crash in Wisconsin. Three lost.

Saturday, September 13, 2008
By George Hatcher

What: Cirrus SR22 owned by BlueSky Taxi, a Chicago area charter service. Flight departed from Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee at 5:46 p.m.
Where: a half-mile southwest of northern Wisconsin’s Lakeland Airport.
When: 7:13 p.m. Thursday
Who: three people on board, ages 61, 50 and 40, all killed. The pilot was from Chicago and his name has not been released. The two passengers from Milwaukee were Jon Schlagenhaft, 50, and Curt Stern, 40, were from Milwaukee.
Why:According to witnesses, it appeared that the plane was trying to land and may have missed the first approach and was coming back for a second one, There was kind of a misty rain that may or may not have been a factor.

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