Itasca County Sheriff’s Office

440 1st Avenue NE

Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Phone (218) 326-3477

Fax (218) 326-4663

Press Release

Contact: Sheriff Vic Williams or Investigator A.J. Morse

Phone: 218-326-3477


August 9, 2014

On August 8, 2014 at 10:00 PM the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by Ontario Providential authorities and made aware of a plane crash which had taken place on Jappi Lake in Ontario Canada. Canadian authorities advised that the three occupants of the plane had died as a result of the crash.

The three occupants were identified by Canadian authorities as:

Nickolas Ivar Rajala (41) of Cohasset, MN

Teresa Nicole Rajala (40) of Cohasset, MN

Lynn Marie Bohanan (37) of Grand Rapids, MN

Details leading up to and the cause of the crash are not available at this time as the Canadian Transportation Safety Board is conducting the investigation. Should you have questions please contact: Sheriff Victor Williams or Investigator A.J. Morse at 218.326.3477

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