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Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald The wreckage of Andrew Lindberg's Piper Cherokee rests in a heavily wooded area 22 miles east and slightly south of Mahnomen Wednesday.

Body of missing pilot recovered from plane wreckage in Minnesota state forest

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The body of Andrew Lindberg was recovered Wednesday from the wreckage of his Piper Cherokee in a hilly, remote and roadless wooded area on the White Earth Indian Reservation. It was taken to Hibbing, Minn., for an autopsy.


The crash site is about 4½ miles east and two miles south of Naytahwaush, Minn., or about 22 miles east and slightly south of Mahnomen in the northwestern corner of South LaPrairie Township in Clearwater County.

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