Senator  Paul Welstone

Date: October 25, 2002
Location: Eveleth, Minnesota
Aircraft: King Air A-100
Reg: N41BE
Airline: -
Flight No: -
Fatalities: 8 : 8

Crashed 2 miles from Eveleth Municipal Airport while attempting to land in freezing rain and light snow. Wellstone, along with his wife, daughter and 3 staff members killed while campaigning.  Pilot error in flying the plane too slowly on the approach until it stalled. All 8 aboard killed.