NTSB releases information on Evansville plane crash

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Published: Nov. 24, 2022 at 4:20 PM CST
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released more information on the seconds before a plane crash-landed on Helfrich Hill Golf Course.

According to a new report, the pilot of the plane notified Evansville Regional Airport that the engine of the aircraft was running rough. Seconds later, the engine failed.

The report shows Air Traffic Control tried to divert the plane onto a nearby grass airstrip, then lost all communication with the pilot.

The new report shows the plane traveled over 200 feet after crashing. Two of the four people onboard were injured.