Down in a jungle: 10 years ago, a Wadena native's plane went down in Bolivia
Ten years ago, on Sept. 28, 1998, the little Wings Of Peace, a Cessna 206 with seven people on board, flew out of village Cumumo toward Santa Cruz, Bolivia. They were never heard from again.
John Trosen, the pilot, was born in Wadena to parents Dirk and Phyllis Trosen. He graduated from high school in Wadena and played on the football team. He knew from the time he was 12 years old that he wanted to be a missionary pilot, his parents said this month.
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