Pilot’s body recovered, plane remains at bottom of Lake Superior
DULUTH — It was nearing sunset when they appeared. Three vessels. Three frothing wakes. One carrying a body reclaimed from Saturday’s plane crash.
That was the sum total of a 12-hour day on Lake Superior, Monday, where 14 rescuers from a host of agencies spent the day first trying to raise the wreckage, then settling for the most precious result.
“Getting the wreckage was secondary to getting the victim,” said Capt. Tom Crossmon of the St. Louis County Rescue Squad.