Feds blame fatal 2019 plane crash near Kokomo on wrong fuel

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KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board released a report Tuesday saying a 2019 level crash was caused by a dual motor nonaccomplishment aft the craft received the incorrect fuel.

The twin-engine Piper Aerostar 603P crashed successful a cardinal Indiana soybean tract successful October 2019, sidesplitting aviator Daniel Greenwald, 59, of Tampa, Florida, aft his level was filled up with Jet A substance alternatively of Avgas. That resulted successful an aerodynamic stall and consequent nonaccomplishment of power of the level soon aft takeoff.

The study says Greenwald’s inadequate supervision of the substance servicing astatine Kokomo Municipal Airport was a contributing origin successful the crash.

According to the sheriff’s office, the level had taken disconnected from Kokomo Municipal sometime earlier 5 p.m. Oct. 5, 2019.

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