One dead in evening plane crash in Kokomo

The Howard County Sheriff's Office has not yet released the person's identity.

Posted: Oct 6, 2019 6:48 PM
Updated: Oct 6, 2019 7:28 PM

HOWARD COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — One person is dead after a plane crash in Kokomo.

The Howard County Sheriff's Office has not yet released the person's identity. The crash happened on Saturday at a soybean field located at the corner of SR 22 and CR 300 East. Deputies arrived around 5 p.m.

They found a twin-engine plane a few hundred yards away from the roadway. Only the pilot was on the plane and was pronounced dead on the scene.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash.

The sheriff’s office is waiting to notify family members before releasing the identity of the pilot.

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