Names Released in Fatal Plane Crash Near Wishek

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Officials have released the names of the three people who died in a plane crash near Wishek Thursday afternoon.
20-year-old Colbie Fandrich of Wishek was the pilot. His 38-year-old aunt, Christine Fandrich of Bismarck, and 10-year-old nephew, Aaron Nordstrom of Bismarck, were passengers.
It was a four-seat plane, a 1964 Piper Cherokee, and it crashed around 3:30 Thursday afternoon into May Lake, about a half-mile south of Wishek.
 The plane was en route to Bismarck.
 The crash happened after complications during takeoff.
The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are in Wishek investigating the plane crash.
A spokesman says a site report will be done within two days. The final report could take six to twelve months.

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