IL pilot reported engine problems prior to the crash that killed 2 in North Carolina

A plane that crashed in North Carolina, killing two people from Illinois, was experiencing engine trouble, federal authorities said.The pilot repor...

November 28, 2022
2:54 AM

A plane that crashed in North Carolina, killing two people from Illinois, was experiencing engine trouble, federal authorities said.The pilot reported the engine trouble to the tower at Smith Reynolds Airport on Saturday as he approached to land, Pete Wentz, an air safety investigator with the National Transportation Safety Board, told the Winston Salem-Journal.The pilot said he was going to circle the airport in Winston-Salem for a second attempt when he lost control of the plane, Wentz said.2 DEAD IN NORTH CAROLINA AFTER SMALL PLANE CRASHES IN RESIDENTIAL AREAThe Piper PA30 Twin Comanche crashed in a residential area, killing pilot Joe Kreher Jr.

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