AKRON, OH – Investigators are trying to determine what caused a private plane to crash into an apartment complex on Tuesday, killing nine people.
The National Transportation Safety Board is on the scene, and a team of forensics experts say they are treating it like an archaeological dig. But here is all we know so far: the flight took off from Dayton and was on its final approach into Akron Fulton International Airport when it crashed into the apartment complex. No one was hurt on the ground, although 12 families lost their homes.
The seven people on the plane were employees of Florida real estate company Pebb Enterprises. The other two victims were the pilots.
Weather was bad at the time. Fog and poor visibility may have been factors.