Investigators unclear what caused fatal plane crashNovember 12, 2019
From The Associated Press
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Federal investigators are not sure what caused a 2018 plane crash in central Indiana that killed three men bound for Wisconsin.
The National Transportation Safety Board issued its final report on the crash last week. The Green Bay Press Gazette reports the NTSB blames "an in-flight-loss of control," but investigators could not determine if mechanical or human factors caused the loss.
The February 2018 crash killed John Pagel, owner of Kewaunee, Wisconsin-based Pagel's Ponderosa Dairy; his son-in-law, Steven Witcpalek; and pilot Nathan Saari.
The NTSB says Saari told an air traffic controller the Cessna 441 Conquest Turboprop was "out of control" shortly after takeoff from Eagle Creek Airport in Indianapolis. It was bound for Green Bay.
The plane crashed in a field near Rossville, about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northwest of Indianapolis.
More on DuboisCountyHerald.com
As both postman and family man, Matt Lorey delivers.
A Jasper man received one of the state’s highest honors on Thursday night.
Shirley J. Ray believes we need to learn every day. As the first-ever director of the Dubois...
Work to add campsites, extend trails and build a restroom/information building could start at...
A one-room schoolhouse that educated generations of Dubois County residents has finally come...
A bill that is moving through the Indiana Senate would extend the statute of limitations for...
Indiana Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Ryan McIntyre, who is assigned to...
Suspended about 2 feet above the ground, Erin Rauscher of Yes Power Yoga and her students flew...