Allen Erickson, 84, waits for the plane to taxi onto the runway. "Flew like a bird," Erickson said an hour later when his flight concluded. Tribune photo by Anne Polta
Willmar hospice patient gets one last wish to take to the sky
Allen Erickson wore an enormous smile as the small plane landed Monday morning at the Willmar Municipal Airport.
"We made it!" he exclaimed from the cockpit to family and friends waiting on the tarmac.
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