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NTSB confirms bird strike caused fatal plane crash

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A bird strike had long been the suspected cause of the airplane crash that killed 20-year-old Adam Ostapenko of Duluth and his flight instructor in October 2007.

When found, the twin-engine Piper Seminole's left wing had a large dent and the tail section had another dent. In addition, goose remains were found.

This week the National Transportation Safety Board made it official.

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