4 killed when small plane crashes in SE Indiana

GREENSBURG, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say four people died when a small plane crashed as it was approaching a southeastern Indiana airport.

The Federal Aviation Administration says the crash happened Sunday evening about a mile south of the Greensburg Municipal Airport. All on board were killed. The FAA says the plane had been cleared to approach the airport but never arrived.

Greensburg police Capt. Bill Meyerrose says dispatchers received a 911 call about 6:15 p.m. about a possible crash. The wreckage was found about 10:45 p.m. The plane had crashed through a tree line and ended up in a farm field about 40 miles southeast of Indianapolis.

The victims were two Greensburg couples. Meyerrose identified them as 46-year-old Donald P. Horan, 44-year-old Barbara L. Horan, 45-year-old Stephen A. Butz and 42-year-old Denise L. Butz.

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