Deadly plane crash at Carmi airport

Paul E. Drone
Paul E. Drone

By Heartland News

CARMI, IL (KFVS) - A plane crashed at the Carmi Municipal Airport shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday killing one person, according to the Carmi Police Department.

Paul E. Drone, 62, of Carmi died in the crash.

Carmi Police say four aircraft were flying together and landing single file when Drone's plane appeared to touch down, but became airborne again.  The plane then veered sharply to the left and hit the ground.

Drone was the only person on the single engine plane.

The FAA and NTSB are investigating.

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