Plane crashes in White Iron Lake

The Lake County Sheriff's Department confirms a plane crashed into White Iron Lake last night around 11 p.m.
"At approximately 2308 hours on 08/20/2020, Lake County Dispatch received a call reporting a possible plane crash on White Iron Lake.
Dr. Kyle Edlund, of Woodbury Dental Care, left the Ely Airport some time after 10:15 p.m. and ended up crashing into White Iron Lake. The plane was heading toward the Grand Marais/Cook County Airport from the Ely Airport.
Edlund was flying a Lance Air 4-seater, single engine N997S.
Edlund was last at his hotel in Ely at 10:15 pm and flew out soon after.
The Minnesota Wild hockey team released a statement this afternoon on the loss of Edlund, their team dentist.
“We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Kyle R. Edlund. Kyle was a fantastic human being that positively impacted so many people during his life. His smile will be greatly missed at Woodbury Dental Care, at the hockey rink, and by all his family and friends. We offer our sincere condolences to the Edlund family and his loved ones.”
Responders found the 58-year old male from Woodbury, MN, who died on impact.
Responding to the scene were the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, Lake County Rescue Squad, Morse-Fall Lake Fire Department and Ely Ambulance.
This accident is still under investigation.
The plane was in about 28 feet of water about 400 yards from White Iron Beach Resort.
Kerry Davis of White Iron Beach Resort reports debris from last night’s plane crash is being brought to shore by Lake and St. Louis County rescue squads and sheriff’s departments.