Long review expected of deadly SE Ind. plane crash

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on December 5, 2012 at 7:56 PM

GREENSBURG, Ind. (AP) -- Federal investigators say it could make six months or more before they rule on what caused a small plane to crash in southeastern Indiana, killing all four people on board.
 
The single-engine plane being flown by 46-year-old Donald Horan of Greensburg crashed Sunday evening into a wooded area near the city's airport during in foggy, misty conditions.
 
National Transportation Safety Board investigator Stuart Bothwell tells The Indianapolis Star that Horan's plane is a complex pressurized model with modern avionics.
 
Others killed in the crash were Horan's 44-year-old wife Barbara and their friends 45-year-old Stephen Butz and his 42-year-old wife, Denise. They were returning from a trip to Florida.
 
A joint funeral for all four is set for Friday at the Greensburg High School gym.
 

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