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Preliminary report on fatal Madeline Island plane crash released

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MADELINE ISLAND, WI (WXOW)—The National Transportation Safety Board has released its preliminary report on the plane crash that killed a La Crosse physician and his brother a week and a half ago.

The report says the plane Dr. Richard Renwick was flying crashed into trees before hitting the ground on Madeline Island.

It was destroyed during impact and a ground fire.

The report says a witness heard squealing and screeching tires.  And saw the airplane bouncing out of control on the runway.

All major parts of the airplane were accounted for at the accident site.

To view the full preliminary report click here.

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