No problems found with plane from SE Ind. crash | News
GREENSBURG, Ind. (AP) - Federal investigators say no mechanical problems have been found with a small plane that crashed near a southeastern Indiana airport, killing all four people on board.
Dan Baker of the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday that the plane had fuel when it crashed Sunday evening into a wooded area near the Greensburg airport amid foggy and misty conditions.
The Indianapolis Star reports Baker says pilot Donald Horan of Greensburg had nearly 400 hours of flying experience, including 52 hours flying the single-engine Piper that crashed.
WISH-TV reports the airport's runway lights were operational, but it was unclear whether Horan tried to activate them.
Visitation hours are set for later Thursday for Horan, his wife, Barbara and their friends Stephen and Denise Butz who all died in the crash.
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