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Clearwater County attorney Jeanine Brand, spokeswoman for Wednesday's recovery effort, and Clearwater County Sheriff's Deputy Renee Benson review a map of the crash site where Andrew Lindberg's body was found inside the Piper Cherokee about 22 miles east southeast of Mahnomen, Minn., about 4.5 miles northeast of the crash site. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald.

Officials ID body of missing pilot in northwest Minnesota

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The body of Andrew Lindberg was found this morning with his downed plane in a remote, wooded area about 24 miles east and 6 miles south of Mahnomen, Minn.


Deputies from Clearwater and Mahnomen counties reached the plane this morning, said Jeanine Brand, Clearwater County's state's attorney and public information officer.

The crash site is near the intersection of state Highway 200 and Height of Land Forest Road, a few miles southeast of Roy Lake, Minn.

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