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Names Released in Thursday Seaplane Incident

July 29, 2017 - The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department has released the names of those aboard the Lake Renegade amphibious aircraft that overturned on Lake Winnebago Thursday evening. The Winnebago County coroner also reported that one passenger, a woman, died Friday of her injuries.

Those aboard the airplane were the pilot, Ray C. Johnson, age 84; passenger Anthony Stanlake, age 74; and passenger Diane M. Linker, age 71. No hometowns were made available.

At approximately 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, that aircraft was involved in a takeoff incident on Lake Winnebago near the Seaplane Base used for the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in convention. There were three occupants in the aircraft, which overturned during takeoff.

The NTSB is continuing the investigation into the accident.

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