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Published: Sunday, 3/7/2010

Central Ohio crash kills Indiana pilot, passenger


MARYSVILLE, Ohio - Federal and local authorities continue to investigate the Ohio crash of a small plane that killed two Indiana men flying to Pennsylvania.

The Highway Patrol says 67-year-old pilot Arthur Potter of Greenwood, Ind., and 55-year-old passenger Frank Granato of Carmel, Ind., died in the Friday crash in Union County in central Ohio.

Jerome Township Fire Chief Scott Skeldon said a search began after the plane failed to make a scheduled refueling stop at the Union County Airport.

The red single-engine 2007 Evektor-Aerotechnik SportStar Plus was found in a wooded area about

8:30 p.m.

The patrol said it was owned by Greenwood Flying Club LLC of Indianapolis.

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