OLDENBURG, INDIANA (December 16, 2017) – Three people were killed when a small plane crashed near Oldenburg, Indiana on Saturday evening, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 9:00 pm on December 16th. A small single engine Cessna took off from Columbus, Indiana, and was en route to Frederick, Maryland. It was carrying a pilot, two passengers, and two dogs. The plane crashed for an unknown reason at about 9:00 pm on Saturday in a wooded area about 40 miles away from Cincinnati.
The three people on board the plane were killed in the accident. One of the two dogs on board was also killed, but one survived the crash somehow. The accident is being investigated by the FAA and the NTSB at this time to determine cause and liability. Initial reports indicate the plane is registered to an LLC based in Potomac, Maryland.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”