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Plane Goes Down at Starke County Airport

Fire crews remain at the scene of a plane crash just south of the runway at the Starke County Airport

Fire crews remain at the scene of a plane crash just south of the runway at the Starke County Airport

Personnel from the Starke County Sheriff’s Department and the Knox-Center Township Fire Department are on the scene of a fatal plane crash at the Starke County Airport.

The single-engine plane was coming in on the south end of the runway and went down at approximately 3 p.m. Sheriff Oscar Cowen said that the male pilot is deceased but could not elaborate on any more details as the investigation continues.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are enroute to investigate the crash.

WKVI was told the pilot may have been stopping at the airport for fuel when it went down. The man was on his way to Oshkosh, Wisconsin from Virginia.

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