2 Purdue Students Die in Indiana Plane Crash

September 16th, 2011 | Other accidents

September 16, 2011 Two Purdue University engineering students died late on the afternoon of Thursday, September 15, when their small plane went down in a Noblesville, Indiana, golf course. The plane, which was registered to DB Aircraft in Lynwood, Illinois, took off from Purdue’s airport at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, and went down at Harbour Trees… Read More

NTSB Determines Cause of Indiana Plane Crash That Killed Purdue Student

July 29th, 2011 | Aviation accident

July 29, 2011 Investigators have determined that pilot error caused the plane crash that took the life of a Purdue University student near small town Americus, Indiana, in February 2011. The vintage plane—a 1942 Taylorcraft DCO-65 single-engine—went down nose first into a wooded area, slamming into the snow-covered ground on the afternoon of February 15.… Read More