SOUTH BEND JET CRASH CLAIMS 2 LIVES
A Beechcraft Premier I twin engine jet crashed into a South Bend Indiana suburban neighborhood yesterday killing two and injuring two others aboard. The small corporate jet was headed from Tulsa Oklahoma to South Bend when the pilot reprted an electrical problem on final approach. According to witnesses, the pilot aborted the landing and circled around when he lost control of the aircraft which plummeted into a series of homes.
The aircraft was reportedly owned by Wesley Caves of Tulsa Oklahome and piloted by Steven Davis, a former Oklahoma Sooners star quarterback, both of whol reportedly perishes in the crash. News reports two others seriously injured at a local hospital.
In the coming weeks and months the NTSB will retrieve and store the wreckage, and conduct a series of inspections, tests and simulations to determine the cause of the fatal crash.
The aviation accident and injury attorneys at Bohrer & Lukeman are actively following this story and the investigation that will follow.