Pilot Killed In Plane Crash

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A pilot died after a single engine plane
crashed on a golf course northeast of Louisville early Thursday
morning, federal aviation officials said.
Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen did
not identify the pilot, but said no one else was on board the
The pilot of the Beechcraft Bonanza reported engine trouble just
before losing contact with the airport, Bergen said.
"Obviously, that's one of those things we'll look at," Bergen
Bergen said searchers located the downed plane just after 6 a.m.
near the border of Tom Sawyer State Park and Indian Springs Golf
Club, about six miles northeast of Bowman Field.
The plane left Chicago's Midway Airport and was headed for
Bowman Field, a small airport that serves mostly smaller aircraft.
Bergen said the plane was registered to Tfb Aviation of Mingo,
Bergen said Tfb Aviation was not register with the FAA. There
was no phone listing for Tfb Aviation in Mingo, which is about 30
miles northeast of Des Moines.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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  • by fnord Location: Lexington on Dec 18, 2008 at 06:44 PM
    wow...he took his own life to possibly save others in occupied houses below. It's a sad story, but I'm proud of his self-sacrafice.


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