KNOX, Ind. — Authorities say one person has died after a homemade experimental aircraft crashed near a northern Indiana airport.
Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Tony Molinaro says the RV6A small-engine plane crashed today in a cornfield just south of Knox, about 30 miles southwest of South Bend. The crash site is near the Starke County Airport.
The name of the person killed was not immediately released by local authorities.
FAA records say the aircraft is registered to a Virginia man.
Other details were not immediately released.
Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. Comments that violate these standards, or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, are subject to being removed and commenters are subject to being banned. To post comments, you must be a registered user on toledoblade.com. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.