Information released about Indiana plane crash involving Purdue students

by nph | April 13th, 2011

April 13, 2011

The National Transportation Safety Board has released new information about an Indiana plane crash that killed a Purdue student, according to wifl.com.

According to the report, there was no evidence of mechanical malfunction or failure with the engine or airframe before the Indiana plane crash. The report is calling the Indiana plane crash an accident.

At some point in the flight, the pilot turned the plane and began heading to return to Purdue University Airport. During the turn, the airplane began to nose-dive.

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