RICHMOND, Ind. (WANE) – One person is dead after a plane crash near Richmond Sunday morning.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration, a single-engine Aerotek A240 crashed after departure a half-mile south of the Richmond Municipal Airport at about 8 a.m.
The pilot — identified as 74-year-old Judson Costlow, of Richmond — was the only person aboard the plane. Authorities say he was headed to visit family in Arizona.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing.