CRASH REPORT: Plane Crash Details Released


A newly released report sheds more light on a plane crash that killed two people.  

The plane crashed in Correctionville, in northwest Iowa on a foggy night in early December.

The National Transportation Safety Board says the plane hit some trees before crashing to the ground.

The planes two passengers, 53-year-old Lee Schroeder of Oto and 55-year-old James Smith of Correctionville were killed.

The pilot, 70-year-old Gaylen Knaack of Correctionville is hospitalized in Nebraska.

The NTSB says prior to the crash, Knaack told air traffic controllers he had the airstrip in sight.

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