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Pilot error cited in fatal 2013 crash near Hawley

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HAWLEY, Minn. – An airplane crash last March near Hawley was the fault of the 48-year-old pilot it killed, according to federal investigators.

Kevin Ferris, a Minnesota State University Moorhead graduate who owned a flower shop in Duluth, shouldn’t have flown in foggy conditions because he wasn’t qualified to fly in weather that required the use of instruments, an investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board found.

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After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.
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